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Bureaucrats and leadership

Bureaucrats and leadership

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bureaucracy,
  • Civil service,
  • Political leadership,
  • Government executives -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Kevin Theakston
    GenreBiography
    SeriesTransforming government
    ContributionsTheakston, Kevin, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1501 .B793 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18109579M
    ISBN 100312226586
    LC Control Number99033858


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