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Systems theory by Keith Freeman

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Published by Certified Accountants Educational Trust in London (9 Museum House, Museum St., WC1A 1JT) .
Written in English


  • System theory.,
  • Accounting.

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Statement( ... prepared for the Trust by Keith Freeman).
SeriesSystems analysis and design, Workbook -- no.Z10
ContributionsCertified Accountants Educational Trust.
LC ClassificationsQ295
The Physical Object
Pagination25p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19623777M

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