Five elements of group agency

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Group agency requires a number of people to combine in pursuit of shared goals across varied scenarios. Thus, a group or corporate agent must be organized (1) to act flexibly as its goals require, (2) with the intentional, if not always voluntary, acquiescence of members in the guidance of (3) an authorized spokesperson or (4) a constructed voice, thereby (5) becoming capable of making and honoring commitments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInquiry (United Kingdom)
StateAccepted/In press - 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Philosophy
  • Health Policy


  • Group
  • agency
  • commitment
  • goal
  • spokesperson


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