Measurement and interpretation in accounting
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Measurement and interpretation in accounting a living systems theory approach by G. A. Swanson

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Published by Quorum in New York .
Written in English


  • Accounting.

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Edition Notes

StatementG. A. Swanson and James Grier Miller.
ContributionsMiller, James Grier.
LC ClassificationsHF5635
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17993268M
ISBN 100899304222
LC Control Number89046138

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