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Small group decision making

B. Aubrey Fisher

Small group decision making

communication and the group process

by B. Aubrey Fisher

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small groups.,
  • Group decision-making.,
  • Communication in small groups.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 251-258.

    Statement[by] B. Aubrey Fisher.
    SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in speech
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM133 .F55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5423259M
    ISBN 10007021090X
    LC Control Number73017221


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