On man-computer interaction in organizational decision-making; a behavioral approach. by Bo Hedberg

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Published by Företagsekonomiska institutionen vid Handelshögskolan i Göteborg in [Gothenburg .

Written in English

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  • Decision making -- Data processing.,
  • Human-machine systems.

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SeriesGothenburg studies in business administration,, 6, Företagsekonomiska studier i Göteborg,, 6.
LC ClassificationsHD69.D4 H38
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Paginationviii, 250 p.
Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL5330269M
LC Control Number72183324

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