Social network analysis: application in competitive intelligence



Publication Details

Bao, C., Xie, X. & Shen, K. 2003, 'Social network analysis: application in competitive intelligence', Journal of the China Society for Scientific and Technical Information, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 365-374.


Social network, as a form of social capital , has great effect on t he development of entrepreneurs. Social network analysis primarily emphasizes on the relationship among people in a network, through which t he social network can be operated efficiently. The first part of t hi s paper i s about t he basic concept s and theories in the field of social network. The second part is focus on how to construct and analyze a social network.

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