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Project management in NASA

Richard L. Chapman

Project management in NASA

the system and the men

by Richard L. Chapman

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Published by Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Management.,
  • Project management.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 123-127.

    Statementby Richard L. Chapman, with the assistance of Robert H. Pontious and Lewis B. Barnes.
    SeriesNASA SP-324, NASA SP ;, 324.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL521.312 .C45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5522117M
    LC Control Number73600068


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