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Human Capital What It Is and Why People Invest It (The Jossey-Bass Business & Management Series) by Thomas O. Davenport

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Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Personnel & human resources management,
  • Personnel And Human Resources Management,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Personnel management,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Human Resources & Personnel Management,
  • Business & Economics / Human Resources & Personnel Management,
  • Human capital

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8147998M
ISBN 100787940151
ISBN 109780787940157

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