Corporate social responsibility and the institutional investor

a report to the Ford Foundation by Bevis Longstreth

Publisher: Praeger in New York

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 100-104.

Statement[by] Bevis Longstreth [and] H. David Rosenbloom.
SeriesPraeger special studies in U.S. economic, social, and political issues
ContributionsRosenbloom, H. David, 1941- joint author., Ford Foundation.
LC ClassificationsHG4910 .L65 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 104 p.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5309915M
LC Control Number72093834

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