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Corporate Sustainability as a Challenge for Comprehensive Management
Klaus J. Zink
|Statement||edited by Klaus J. Zink|
|Series||Contributions to Management Science|
|Contributions||SpringerLink (Online service)|
|The Physical Object|
|Format||[electronic resource] /|
|ISBN 10||9783790820454, 9783790820461|
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