|Three phases of the analysis and their results (Adapted from Gamson&Lasch: 399–400)|
|First phase||Second phase||Third phase|
|Actions||Data reading and grouping of statements according to their content||Completion of”signature matrix”||Aggregation of the initial frames into five final frames|
|Results||Eight initial frames-Strategic planning and rational decision-making- Irrational decision-making- Municipal economy- Market orientation- Citizens’ best- Benchmarking- Fire fighting- Exogenous motivations||Descriptions for each initial frame with the help of signature elements (Table 2).||The final frames: Rational reasoning, Pragmatic realism, Promoting diversity among providers, Good for the municipality, Good for the local people|
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