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The reflective leader standing still to move forward by Alan Smith

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Published by Canterbury Press Norwich in London .
Written in English


  • Leadership

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Edition Notes

StatementAlan Smith and Peter Shaw
ContributionsShaw, Peter
LC ClassificationsHD57.7 S643 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 133 p. ;
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25071075M
ISBN 109781848250833
LC Control Number2011489755

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