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Sustainagility

Patrick Dixon

Sustainagility

how smart innovation and Agile companies will help protect our future

by Patrick Dixon

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Published by Kogan Page in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPatrick Dixon, Johan Gorecki
ContributionsGorecki, Johan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 D59 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 217 p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492852M
ISBN 109780749460839, 9780749460846
LC Control Number2010004984

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