Inter organizational policy systems and research on public organizations

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This article argues that the basic unit for much of public organization analysis is not the organization as is the convention in organization and management theory. Rather, it is an interorganizational unit—the policy system-which centers on a public policy domain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-478
Number of pages22
JournalAdministration & Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Marketing


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