Is a pre-occupation with business responsibility a betrayal of capitalism?
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Is a pre-occupation with business responsibility a betrayal of capitalism? by Wood, John

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Published by Foundation for Business Responsibilities in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Industries -- Social aspects.,
  • Capitalism.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] John Wood, Michael Ivens.
SeriesFoundation dialogues
ContributionsIvens, Michael William, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD59 .W56
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5092851M
ISBN 100900853603
LC Control Number74164453
OCLC/WorldCa915363

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