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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Benchmarking (Management) -- United States,
  • Education, Higher -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBarbara E. Bender, John H. Schuh, editors.
SeriesJossey-Bass higher and adult education series, New directions for higher education -- no. 118, Summer 2002, New directions for higher education -- no. 118.
ContributionsBender, Barbara E., Schuh, John H.
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15522796M
ISBN 100787963313

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