The Portable Mba Desk Reference: An Essential Business Companion (The Portable Mba Series)

The Portable Mba Desk Reference: An Essential Business Companion (The Portable Mba Series)

  • Publish Date: 1998-10-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Nitin Nohria
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