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theory of firm and business concentration.

Robert Marris

theory of firm and business concentration.

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Published by International Institute of Management in Berlin .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers / International Institute of Management -- 77/85
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Open LibraryOL14627576M

  Theory of firm 1. Chapter 2 Theory of Firm 1 2. Chapter Objectives • To identify the various types of organizations on the basis of ownership pattern and highlight the advantages and limitations of each type. • To appreciate the role of public sector in economy.


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