Organization, Gender and Culture

  title={Organization, Gender and Culture},
  author={Albert J. Mills},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={351 - 369}
  • A. Mills
  • Published 1 July 1988
  • Business, Sociology
  • Organization Studies
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