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Building productive organizations through health and wellness programs

Douglas B. Gutknecht

Building productive organizations through health and wellness programs

by Douglas B. Gutknecht

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health promotion.,
  • Occupational health services.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-236).

    Other titlesBuilding productive organizations.
    StatementDouglas B. Gutknecht, David M. Gutknecht.
    ContributionsGutknecht, David M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC969.H43 G88 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 244 p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2200865M
    ISBN 10081917579X, 0819175803
    LC Control Number89022491

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