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Social function of Networks: Curran and Stanworth (1983):   Affective Socialisation   – confirming your role and  behaviour as an entrepreneur (ego reasons for networking = bad ). Gibb (1993):   Peer learning   – Action approach to learning by entrepreneur (learning  reasons for networking =  good ). Networking as a business strategy: Social capital and Embededness Portfolio strategy : Incubator management must  establish a community   of businesses  which possess a degree of   strategic complementarity   with the express intention of  promoting synergy  among the incubator businesses. This requires a certain degree of  embededness and Social capital. - Embededness       exists   when   the   social   relationship   of   a   tie  influences   the   economic actions of a firm - as a firm moves into the early stages of growth,  embedded networks of ties are  less likely   to provide the range of resources 
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course MGT 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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