Hierarchy, specialization, and organizational conflict.
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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


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Reprinted from Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 5, March, 1961.

Other titlesAdminstrative Science Quarterly.
SeriesThe Bobbs-Merrill reprint series in the social sciences -- PS-284
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Open LibraryOL13836981M

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