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dc.contributorDepartment of Building and Real Estate-
dc.creatorCheng, AL-
dc.creatorFong, SWP-
dc.publisherFaculty of Construction and Land Use, Hong Kong Polytechnic Universityen_US
dc.rights© 2011 Faculty of Construction and Land Use, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.en_US
dc.subjectSocial capitalen_US
dc.subjectOrganizational effectivenesssen_US
dc.titleAn empirical study of the influence of social capital on organization effectiveness in knowledge-intensive firms: an organizational knowledge exchange environment perspectiveen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.description.otherinformationAuthor name used in this publication: Patrick S. W. Fongen_US
dc.description.otherinformationRefereed conference paperen_US
dcterms.abstractThere is a growing need to understand how social capital assists or impedes organizational performance. In particular, the success of organization networks has spawned new conjectures about the competitive advantage of social forms of organization relative to market-based exchange systems. The application of social capital to intra-organizational contexts has seen an explosion of interest in the past several years. We find that the network or structural perspective not only adds explanatory power to organizations' behavior and effectiveness, but also expands the applicability of organizational socialization from a traditional autonomous to a relational view for studying and explaining organizational action and outcomes. Weare developing an organizing framework based on both organizational and individual levels of network analysis to discuss with a description of social capital and the different levels to conceptualize it.-
dcterms.accessRightsopen accessen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationProceedings : 3rd International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment, v. 2, p. 629-632-
dc.description.ros2011-2012 > Academic research: refereed > Refereed conference paper-
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