The Two Faces of Control: Network Closure and Individual Performance among Knowledge Workers
ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, pp. 299-333, 2009.
This paper argues that the effect of dense social ties, or network closure, on a knowledge worker's performance depends on the predominant role this worker plays with his or her exchange partners in the relationships affected by that closure. Using data on informal exchanges among investment bankers in the equities division of a large fin...More
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