Systems practice

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 117–124 | Cite as

Archaeology of (systems) inquiry

  • R. L. Flood
Research Note


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Flood
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  1. 1.Department of Management Systems and SciencesUniversity of HullHullEngland

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