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This diagram has an x axis labelled goals and a y axis labelled size. The x axis scales from economic goals/private benefit at the left, to mixed goals/mutual benefit in the middle to social goals/public benefit at the right. The y axis scales from Small, informal at the bottom to Large, institutionalised at the top.

There are nine types of organisation on this diagram: three along the bottom, three across the middle, three across the top, each overlapping with the next in the adjacent column and row and are positioned as follows:

Bottom row from the left:

small companies. Goals: Economic goals/private benefit. Size: Small, informal.

Co-operatives, professional partnerships. Goals: Mixed goals/mutual benefit. Size: Small, informal.

Small associations, charities. Goals: Social goals/public benefit. Size: Small, informal.

Middle row from the left:

Franchise networks, chains of medium-sized companies. Goals: Economic goals/private benefit. Size: between Small, informal and large institutionalised.

Private hospitals and schools, green/ethical businesses. Goals: Mixed goals/mutual benefit. Size: Small, informal and large institutionalised.

Not-for-profit businesses in health, welfare, arts etc. Goals: Social goals/public benefit. Size: Small, informal and large institutionalised.

Top row from the left:

large companies. Goals: Economic goals/private benefit. Size: large institutionalised.

Public utilities, large mutuals. Goals: Mixed goals/mutual benefit. Size: large institutionalised.

Government agencies. Goals: Social goals/public benefit. Size: large institutionalised.

 1.3 What types of organisation are there?