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influence of specificity on the adoption of ideas in organisational practice. by Christine Miller

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Published by University ofBirmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

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Thesis (M.Soc.Sc) - University of Birmingham, Institute of Local Government Studies, 1980.

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