Measuring the quality of working life

a symposium on social indicators of working life, Ottawa, March 19 and 20, 1973. Edited by Alan H. Portigal.
  • 280 Pages
  • 3.20 MB
  • English
Dept. of Labour , [Ottawa
Psychology, Industrial -- Congresses, Work -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses, Social indicators -- Congr
ContributionsPortigal, Alan H., Canada. Dept. of Labour
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22443722M

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