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triumph of mediocrity in business.

Secrist, Horace

triumph of mediocrity in business.

by Secrist, Horace

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Published by Northwestern University, Bureau of Business Research in [n.p.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business,
  • Retail trade

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 468 p. table, chart.
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16970409M

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Secrist was a professor of economics at Northwestern University in Chicago. Secrist went on to become an expert in what we would now refer to as Industrial Organization. The book was titled “The Triumph of Mediocrity in Business” and had occupied 10 years of this research.

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