Productivity measurement in the building industry
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Published by Productivity Measurement Advisory Service, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] in [Paris .
Written in English


  • Construction industry -- Europe -- Labor productivity,
  • Labor productivity -- Mathematical models

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesProductivity measurement review. Special number, Feb. 1962
SeriesO.E.C.D. publication -- no. 14,661
ContributionsRémery, R.,, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Productivity Measurement Advisory Service
LC ClassificationsHD9715 A2 F5
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21491843M

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