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Role of the Finance Director/Transforming the Finance Function Pack (Management Briefings Executive)

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Published by Financial Times Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Budgeting & financial management,
  • Finance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10287935M
    ISBN 100273661892
    ISBN 109780273661894


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