Developing sound business practices at the Department of Homeland Security
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Developing sound business practices at the Department of Homeland Security hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, September 10, 2003 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Dept. of Homeland Security -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • United States. -- Dept. of Homeland Security -- Finance,
  • United States. -- Dept. of Homeland Security -- Management

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15553622M
ISBN 100160714443
OCLC/WorldCa54950744

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