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Public sector management, systems, and ethics by Louis C. Gawthrop

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Public administration,
  • Organizational effectiveness,
  • Political ethics,
  • Administrative agencies -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLouis C. Gawthrop.
LC ClassificationsJF1411 .G38 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3187050M
ISBN 100253346754
LC Control Number83048176

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