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Adjusting to technological change.

Gerald George Somers

Adjusting to technological change.

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

  • Machinery in the workplace

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    Bibliographical references.

    StatementEditors: Gerald G. Somers, Edward L. Cushman [and] Nat Weinberg.
    SeriesIndustrial Relations Research Association. Publication -- no. 29, Publication (Industrial Relations Research Association) -- no. 29.
    LC ClassificationsHD6331 .S65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13576662M
    LC Control Number63010630

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