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Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century (The Future of Work) by Diane Houston

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


  • Work & labour,
  • 21st century,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: World,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business Life - General,
  • Human Resources & Personnel Management,
  • Personal Growth - General,
  • Time Management,
  • Business & Economics / Human Resources & Personnel Management,
  • Business & Economics / Time Management,
  • Business & Economics-Business Life - General,
  • Self-Personal Growth - General,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Government policy,
  • Great Britain,
  • Hours of labor, Flexible,
  • Personnel management,
  • Work and family

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11642504M
ISBN 101403920621
ISBN 109781403920621

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