Perspective - The Interdependence of Private and Public Interests

  title={Perspective - The Interdependence of Private and Public Interests},
  author={Joseph T. Mahoney and Anita M. McGahan and Christos N. Pitelis},
  journal={Organ. Sci.},
The predominant focus in research on organizations is on private or public institutions without consistent consideration of their interdependencies. The emphasis in scholarship on private or public interests has strengthened as disciplinary and professional knowledge has deepened: Management scholars, for example, tend to consider the corporation as the unit of analysis, whereas scholars of public policy often analyze governmental, multilateral, community, and nonprofit organizations. This… 

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