Interdepartmental conflict and its management: general model and review

by Walton, Richard E.

Publisher: Herman C. Krannert Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Purdue University in Lafayette, Ind

Written in English
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  • Conflict (Psychology),
  • Interpersonal relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Richard E. Walton and John M. Dutton.
SeriesMcKinsey Foundation for Management Research. Technical report no. 1, Purdue University. Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences. Paper no. 185
ContributionsDutton, John M., 1926- joint author.
LC ClassificationsHD6483 .P8 no. 185, HF5548.8 .P8 no. 185
The Physical Object
Pagination25 l.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5172411M
LC Control Number74630566

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