Making Shiftwork Tolerable (Book)

Mikalauskas, Angela
July 1994
ILR Review;Jul94, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p720
Book Review
Reviews the book "Making Shiftwork Tolerable," by Timothy H. Monk and Simon Folkard.


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