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Technological change and societal growth

Elayne Coakes

Technological change and societal growth

analyzing the future

by Elayne Coakes

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Published by Information Science Reference in Hershey, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations,
  • Organizational change

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElayne Coakes, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD45 .T393 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25140036M
    ISBN 109781466602007, 9781466602014, 9781466602021
    LC Control Number2011050233


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