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anthropological study of waiters in British hotels

Michael Nicod

anthropological study of waiters in British hotels

their reward systems, underlying values and work organization;thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the field of social science.

by Michael Nicod

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Published by Middlesex Polytechnic, Centre for Occupational and Community Research in Enfield .
Written in English


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At head of title: "Council for National Academic Awards".

ContributionsMiddlesex Polytechnic. Centre for Occupational and Community Research.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 257 leaves :
Number of Pages257
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Open LibraryOL13713138M

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