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Social Capital

Valuable personal and business connections between people and organizations. Social capital can enhance or even create success for a person or company. For example, a person may use his social capital by contacting friends and former colleagues to procure a job. Likewise, a company may use the collective social capital of its management to attract clients. See also: Networking.

social capital

see INFRASTRUCTURE.
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He defines social capital as actual or potential resources gained from possession of a durable network of relationships of mutual acquaintance and recognition.
Coleman (1988) argues that social capital resides in bonding relations between people that entail some measure of affinity, trust, obligation and expectation, such as families, kinship groups, ethnic groups or religious groups.
This common, but differing social terrain--of outlook across social strata--is a critical component of the contemporary concept of social capital (Lahn 2012).
The link between social capital and social mobility is further clarified by definitions of social capital.
It's not selling that grows social capital but giving people information and power, allowing them to interact with each other and contribute to your community.
To reach the fourth level, you help your customers build their social capital.
In general, most of the authors take on the perspective of economists in defining social capital and hence examine the accumulation and depletion of the stock of social capital and how its level and acquisition might impact health status in different population groups.
Hypothesis 1 is supported; a positive relationship is found between TMT external social capital connections and alliance portfolio diversity in Model 2 and Model 4 (p<0.
2005), and Doh and Acs (2010) test empirically if there is indeed a connection and find positive effects of social capital in R&D and in innovation activities, although estimates vary widely.
In order to analyze relationship between social capital and Residents' Support of Domestic Production, combination of sociological and economical theories must be used.
The main difficulty with estimating the effect of social capital on highway safety at an aggregate level is that selection on unobserved characteristics of the population may introduce spurious effects.
The concept of social capital is seen in different ways by different scholars.