Public and Firm Interests in Public Service Diversifications
Public service organization's increasingly are considering diversification into new "for-profit" or "high-profit" enterprises. Such undertakings offer a number of potential benefits to both the organization and the public. They also have potential problems. This article examines some of the major types of benefits and problems in hopes that both public service managers and public policy makers will give a balanced consideration to these diversification efforts.
Fannin, W., & Gilmore, C. (1985). Public and Firm Interests in Public Service Diversifications. Journal of Business Ethics, 4(5), 415-418. Retrieved February 8, 2021, from http://www.jstor.org/stable/25071527