Your Company As a "Living Being"

Kissler, Jim
July 2003
Gases & Welding Distributor;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
Comments on the position of an industrial firm on socio-political issues. Management functions of companies; Strategic vision of companies; Analysis on values and culture management.


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