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Construction productivity improvement by James J. Adrian

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Published by Elsevier in New York .
Written in English


  • Construction industry -- Labor productivity.,
  • Construction industry -- Management.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames J. Adrian.
LC ClassificationsHD9715.A2 A353 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2730130M
ISBN 100444011218
LC Control Number86024172

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