Managing productivity in Singapore"s multi-cultural environment
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Managing productivity in Singapore"s multi-cultural environment based on a study commissioned by National Productivity Board, Singapore by Chong, Li Choy.

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Published by EPB Publishers in Singapore .
Written in English



  • Singapore.


  • Industrial productivity -- Singapore.,
  • Industrial surveys -- Singapore.

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Edition Notes

StatementChong Li Choy.
ContributionsSingapore. National Productivity Board.
LC ClassificationsHC445.8.Z9 I5285 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL337070M
ISBN 109971004690
LC Control Number97945621

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