Community, Market, and Hierarchy in the Evolving Organization of Professional Work: The Case of Medicine
REDIRECTIONS IN THE STUDY OF EXPERT LABOUR: ESTABLISHED PROFESSIONS AND NEW OCCUPATIONS, Stephen Ackroyd, Daniel Muzio, Jean-François Chanlat, eds., Palgrave, 2008
14 Pages Posted: 21 Jan 2009
Date Written: January, 19 2009
In this paper, we first review the central role traditionally played by community in structuring professional work, especially the case of medicine; we then document the growing influence of market and hierarchy principles in the progressive restructuring of professional work over recent decades; and finally, we discuss current new combinations of market, hierarchy, and community principles.
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