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Inviting Disaster

Lessons From the Edge of Technology

by James R. Chiles

  • 308 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Collins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Technology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9248215M
    ISBN 100066620821
    ISBN 109780066620824


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