The bureaucracy
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The bureaucracy the untold inside story by Alfredo O. Flores

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Published by A.O. Flores in Quezon City .
Written in English



  • Philippines.


  • Civil service -- Philippines.,
  • Bureaucracy -- Philippines.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Alfredo O. Flores.
LC ClassificationsJQ1412.Z13 P445 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL957844M
ISBN 109719145900
LC Control Number95943872

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