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Democracy at the workplace

Democracy at the workplace

a round table discussion at the Stankoagregat factory : Moscow, April 29, 1987.

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Published by Novosti Press Agency Publishing House in Moscow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsShchedrov, Alexander., Alexeyev, Eric., All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions. Profizdat.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18940110M

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