A Closer Look on Contemporary Social Network Analysis

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


In the following, roots, levels of analysis and relevant measurement issues of SNA are discussed. The main purpose of these sections is to show (1) which are the main streams of development towards contemporary SNA, (2) which are possible levels of analysis and (3) which are relevant analytical instruments to capture social network structures as well as social capital issues.


Social Capital Social Network Analysis Centrality Measure Structural Hole Measurement Concept 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Global Business and TradeInstitute for Transport and Logistics ManagementViennaAustria

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