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In search of mediocrity

Philip B. Nelson

In search of mediocrity

forty-nine ways to reduce your company to insignificance

by Philip B. Nelson

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Published by Woodside Press in Mountain View, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business -- Humor.,
  • Business -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Management -- Humor.,
  • Management -- Caricatures and cartoons.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip B. Nelson, K. Michael Schmidt, Milton A. Stubbs ; illustrations by Signe Wilkinson.
    ContributionsSchmidt, K. Michael, 1934-, Stubbs, Milton A., 1936-, Wilkinson, Signe, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.B85 N45 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[108] p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2544628M
    ISBN 100961587008
    LC Control Number85026417

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