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Dynamic Network Theory How Social Networks Influence Goal Pursuit

by James D. Westaby

Dynamic Network Theory How Social Networks Influence Goal Pursuit Synopsis

Social networks surround us. They are as diverse as a local community trying to help solve a neighborhood crime, a firm wondering how to streamline decision making, or a terrorist cell figuring out how to plan an attack without central coordination. This groundbreaking book explores social networks in formal and informal organizations, using a combination of approaches from social psychology, I/O psychology, organization/management science, social learning, and helping skills. A quantum advance over conventional social network analysis, Dynamic Network Theory examines how social networks articulate goals and generate social capital at various levels. Geared for researchers and practitioners, Dynamic Network Theory is also written for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. Appendixes include primers on designing and analyzing dynamic network charts.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781433810824
Publication date: 15th December 2011
Author: James D. Westaby
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 264 pages
Categories: Sociology, Social, group or collective psychology,

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