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Table 1 The four logics

From: How the logics of the market, bureaucracy, professionalism and care are reconciled in practice: an empirical ethics approach

Logic Market Bureaucracy Professional Care
Value (Negative) freedom, autonomy, rationality, choice Accessibility, rationality, control, thoroughness Trust, collective knowledge, quality Relationship forming and stabilising values (e.g. generosity, forgiveness)
Relationship Commercial: impersonal, equal, fungible, demand driven Impersonal, hierarchical, rational Hierarchical Interdependent, personal, equal (in their moral rights)
Care as.. Commodity Procedure Higher professional goal/Discipline Process
Motive healthcare provider Profit maximising Equal treatment Intrinsic Emotional/Social
  1. Based upon the following sources: [8, 13, 14, 17,18,19,20,21,22,23]