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Employment conditions and job satisfaction

Christopher T. Whelan

Employment conditions and job satisfaction

the distribution, perception, and evaluation of job rewards

by Christopher T. Whelan

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Published by Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin .
Written in English

  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Quality of work life -- Ireland.,
    • Job satisfaction -- Ireland.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 136-141.

      StatementChristopher T. Whelan.
      SeriesPaper / Economic and Social Research Institute ;, no. 101, Paper (Economic and Social Research Institute) ;, no. 101.
      LC ClassificationsHC257.I6 E3 no. 101, HD6957.I73 E3 no. 101
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 171 p. :
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3223285M
      ISBN 100707000343
      LC Control Number83133855

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