Leading for Growth

How Umpqua Bank Got Cool and Created a Culture of Greatness by Raymond P. Davis

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Written in English
Cover of: Leading for Growth | Raymond P. Davis
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  • Business strategy,
  • Financial services industry,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Banks & Banking,
  • Leadership,
  • Business & Economics / Leadership,
  • Corporations,
  • Growth,
  • Organizational effectiveness
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL8149683M
ISBN 100787986070
ISBN 109780787986070
OCLC/WorldCa76073908

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