Close Encounters: Analyzing How Social Similarity and Propinquity Contribute to Strong Network Connections
Organization Science, pp. 835-849, 2011.
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Models of network formation emphasize the importance of social similarity and propinquity in producing strong interpersonal connections. The positive effect each factor can have on tie strength has been documented across a number of studies, and yet we know surprisingly very little about how the two factors combine to produce strong ties....More
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