Social Networks as a Resource for the Increase of Commitment and Leadership – A Theoretical Approach

19 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last revised: 10 Oct 2011

Date Written: August 11, 2011

Abstract

Human Resources consistently evolved to adapt to new competitive situation. Currently another change is imminent and there are several options at hand. One potential step is stated in this paper. In combination with research in social networks human resources can become more involved into the organization as a broker. Through this broker role it will be possible to support expand the commitment and the leadership in the organization. In this paper the interrelation will be analyzed on a theoretical base and it will a model will be developed that captures the brokerage possibility of the Human Resource department. Furthermore research possibilities are stated to analyze the conceptional theory.

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Keywords: social networks, commitment, leadership

Suggested Citation

Scholz, Tobias M., Social Networks as a Resource for the Increase of Commitment and Leadership – A Theoretical Approach (August 11, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1908084 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1908084

Tobias M. Scholz (Contact Author)

University of Siegen ( email )

Hoelderlinstrasse 3
57068 Siegen, NRW 57068
Germany

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