Managing creativity exploring the paradox by Barbara Townley

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Barbara Townley, Nic Beech
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9999.C9472 M36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 349 p. ;
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574428M
ISBN 100521518539
ISBN 109780521518536
LC Control Number2009035022
OCLC/WorldCa434439315

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