The elements of effective board governance
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Published by Community College Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-91) and index.

StatementJim Doyle
LC ClassificationsLB2342.5 .D69 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p. ;
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24409230M
ISBN 109780871173928
LC Control Number2009050361

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