Determinants of inter-organizational network formation in the cultural sector

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Ignacio Ramos-Vidal


In recent years, the number of studies applying Social Network Analysis to the formation of inter-orga­nizational networks has increased. This paper analyzed a socio-centric network composed of 32 cultural organizations in Andalusia to measure this increase. Multiple Regression Quadratic Assignment Proce­dure (MR-QAP) at the dyadic level, showed that perceptions of affinity (i.e., homophily) and the possibility of establishing contacts in the future, can exert influence on the establishment of informal contacts. At the internal level, an organization’s brokerage position in collaboration project networks is related to the volume of business and the old in the sector. Finally, this article discusses applications for the manage­ment of inter-organizational networks in order to strengthen the implementation of public policies.


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RAMOS-VIDAL, I. Determinants of inter-organizational network formation in the cultural sector. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 58, n. 1, p. 16–29, 2018. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020180102. Disponível em: Acesso em: 12 jun. 2024.


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