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Knowledge And Social Capital
     

Knowledge And Social Capital

by Eric Lesser
 

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ISBN-10: 0750672226

ISBN-13: 9780750672221

Pub. Date: 02/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Social capital - the informal networks, trust and common understanding among individuals in an organization - determines major competitive advantages in today's networked economy. Knowledge and Social Capital explains how social capital can drive collaboration, reconcile an organization's internal and external labor markets, and improve organizational effectiveness

Overview

Social capital - the informal networks, trust and common understanding among individuals in an organization - determines major competitive advantages in today's networked economy. Knowledge and Social Capital explains how social capital can drive collaboration, reconcile an organization's internal and external labor markets, and improve organizational effectiveness. This edited compilation of authoritative articles helps readers understand how they can build and capitalize on their own organizations'social capital.

Knowledge and Social Capital teaches core principles and important strategies to a range of executives, including organizational development specialists, corporate strategists, and knowledge management professionals. Readers will learn how an organization can:

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750672221
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2000
Series:
Knowledge Based Economy Ser
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Social Capital: Its Origins and Applications in Modern Sociology -Portes; Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital - Coleman; The Strength of Weak Ties - Granovetter; Social Capital, Structural Holes and the Formation of an Industry Network - Walker, Kogut and Weijian; Social Capital, Intellectual Capital and the Organizational Advantage -Nahapiet and Ghoshal; The Contingent Value of Social Capital - Ronald; The Sources and the Consequences - Uzzi; Social Capital at the Top: Effects of Social Similarity and Status on CEO Compensation - Belliveau and O' Reilly III; Virtual Communities and Social Capital - Blanchard and Horan; Social Capital and Opportunity in Corporate R & D: The Contingent Effect of Contact Density on Mobility Expectations - Gabbay and Zuckerman; Human Capital, Social Capital and Compensation: The Relative Contribution of Social Contacts to Managers - Meyerson; A paradigm for social capital - Sandefur and O Laumann; Social Capital and Capital Gains in Silicon Valley - Cohen and fields; Social Capital, Violations of TRust and the Vulnerability of Isolates: The Social Organization of Law Practice and Professional Self Regulation - Arnold and Kay

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