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Applying systems analysis in urban government three case studies : a report by International City Management Association.

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Published by The Association in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Municipal government.,
  • System analysis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementprepared by the International City Management Association for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS155 .I57 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination42, 32, 16 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4178968M
LC Control Number80456716

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