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Understanding stupidity

an analysis of the premaladaptive beliefs and behavior of institutions and organizations

by James F. Welles

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Mount Pleasant Press in Orient, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stupidity.,
  • Judgment.,
  • Reason.,
  • Organizational behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 257-266.

    Statementby James F. Welles.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 266 p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17988277M
    ISBN 100961772905

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