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In the name of profit [by] Robert L. Heilbroner [and others.]

In the name of profit [by] Robert L. Heilbroner [and others.]

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Profit -- United States,
  • Executives -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHeilbroner, Robert L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD60.5 U5 I55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination273p.
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18884386M


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