Modern organizations in virtual communities by Jerzy Kisielnicki

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Written in English

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  • Computer networks,
  • Business enterprises,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Information technology,
  • Management information systems

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StatementJerzy Kisielnicki
ContributionsNetLibrary, Inc
LC ClassificationsHD30.37 .K57 2002eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Paginationxiv, 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27075640M
ISBN 101931777365

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