Meta-organizations
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Meta-organizations

Göran Ahrne and Nils Brunsson

A growing number of organizations are meta-organizations; rather than individuals they have other organizations as their members. This comprehensive book explains, in-depth, the unique way in which meta-organizations function, how they differ from organizations with individual membership, and how they are crucial agents in the process of globalization.
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Chapter 9: Organized globalization

Göran Ahrne and Nils Brunsson

Abstract

In our analysis of meta-organizations, we have relied primarily on two basic arguments – one related to membership and the other to the issue of organizational environments. In the previous chapter, we summarized our conclusions on membership. In this chapter we further expand our arguments about meta-organizations and organizational environments.

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