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Running a bureaucracy

a guidebook for local government unit administrators, other public managers, and elected officials

by Ma. Gladys Cruz Sta. Rita

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Published by Center for Local and Regional Governance, National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines in [Quezon City] .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementMa. Gladys Cruz-Sta. Rita.
The Physical Object
Pagination441, [39] p., [1] folded sheet :
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17106724M
ISBN 109789718567630
LC Control Number2008337310

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