Social Capital as Supply Chain Risk Mediator
Social capital theorists such as Baker (1990), Coleman (1990), and Burt (1992), and Putnam (2000) claim that social capital, like...
Trust and Ties
Networks, resources, morality, and norms. These are four key concepts of social network theory. Following are rough-and-ready definitions.
Bonds and Bridges: A Critique (A10)
According to Good (1988) and Gulati (1995), trust is the product of the repeated meeting of actors. This claim jeopardizes...
Structural Holes (A9)
Burt (1992) argued that networks benefit from having structural hole-spanning members. Diverse resources can flow through such actors into the...
“Brokers” and “Bonds”/“Boundary Spanners” (A8)
The following diagrams depict “Brokers” and “bonds” or “boundary spanners” (Burt 1992).
Granovetter’s Advantageous Imbalance (A7)
The following diagram describes Granovetter’s advantageous imbalance.
Putnam’s Connection Types (A6)
This diagram conveys the binary classification of connection types proposed by Putnam.
Dyson’s Bond and Bridge Networks (A5)
The following diagram is an “egocentric sociogram”. It depicts James Dyson’s bond and bridge network.