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Building a better board

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Published by Fund Raising Institute in Rockville, Md .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Directors of corporations -- United States.,
  • Nonprofit organizations -- United States.,
  • Strategic planning -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAndrew Swanson.
LC ClassificationsHD2745 .S923 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1575377M
ISBN 100930807286
LC Control Number91073910

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