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Information for decision making quantitative and behavioral dimensions. by Alfred Rappaport

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Cost accounting.,
  • Managerial accounting.,
  • Decision making.,
  • Management information systems.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

LC ClassificationsHD69.D4 R36 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 398 p.
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5055054M
ISBN 100134643887
LC Control Number74017397

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