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Being a leader and making decisions

Tracey Baptiste

Being a leader and making decisions

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leadership -- Juvenile literature,
  • Decision making -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTracey Baptiste.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesCharacter education
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF637.L4 B35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23147719M
    ISBN 109781604131253
    LC Control Number2009001157
    OCLC/WorldCa290487465


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