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Workplace flexibility

Workplace flexibility

innovation in action.

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Published by WorldatWork in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hours of labor, Flexible,
  • Management,
  • Quality of work life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-50).

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5109 .W67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17032615M
    ISBN 109781579631918
    LC Control Number2008275049
    OCLC/WorldCa237402793


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