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Management training for the construction industry in developing countries

Building, Civil Engineering, and Public Works Committee, tenth session, Geneva, 1983.

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Construction industry -- Management -- Study and teaching -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsInternational Labour Organisation. Building, Civil Engineering, and Public Works Committee., International Labour Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9715.D44 M36 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 46 p. ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2978004M
      ISBN 109221032035
      LC Control Number84227337

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