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Published by Unwin Paperbacks in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Management -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire.,
  • Public administration -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Allen & Unwin, 1986.

StatementLaurence J. Peter ; illustrated by Matt Wuerker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF1351
The Physical Object
Pagination(191)p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14884738M
ISBN 100044400578

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