By Daniel J. Brass, Giuseppe (Joe) Labianca, Ajay Mehra, Daniel S. Halgin, Stephen P. Borgatti

Papers by means of US and overseas individuals make clear present considering on social community research within the examine of firms. After an creation on present controversies in social community study, papers are grouped in sections on idea, tools, and purposes. a few particular topics addressed contain interfirm networks, decoupling third-party motion from social community constitution, unfavourable ties in organizational networks, and the accuracy of egocentered community info. different components tested comprise the community dynamics of social prestige, the causal prestige of social capital in hard work markets, company social capital in chinese language guanxi tradition, and using visible community scales to catch perceptions of social networks. The publication is shipped in North the United States via Turpin Distribution. --Annotation ©2014 Ringgold Inc. Portland, OR (

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