TRAMES, 2007, 11(61/56), 2, 91105


Changes around and within organisations:

Manifestations and consequences

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Preface to the special issue of TRAMES



Maaja Vadi, Rebekka Vedina


University of Tartu




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References from Estonian newspapers


“Esimene teadaolev pankrot Eestis.” [First known bankruptcy in Estonia.] (1992) Äripäev (Tallinn) 90.

“Haapsalus jälle üks pank juures.” [Another bank in Haapsalu.] (1991) Äripäev (Tallinn) 30.

“Haapsalus juba kolm panka.” [There are already three banks in Haapsalu.] (1991) Äripäev (Tallinn) 7.

Intervjuu Ettevõtteregistri juhataja S. Rogovaga. [Interview with the manager of the Business Register S. Rogova.] (1994) Kaubaleht (Tallinn) 25.

“Külm dušš börsil.” [A cold shower on the stock market.] (1997) Äripäev (Tallinn) 1041.

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