Managing corporate environmental issues in the 90"s

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Cordano is an Ithaca College faculty member.

StatementMark Cordano, editor.
ContributionsCordano, Mark., Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.
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Paginationx, 155 p. ;
Number of Pages155
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