Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:

login

Log in to your personal account or through your institution.

Social Networks in Organizational Emergence: The University Spinout Phenomenon

Nicos Nicolaou and Sue Birley
Management Science
Vol. 49, No. 12 (Dec., 2003), pp. 1702-1725
Published by: INFORMS
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4133979
Page Count: 24
  • Download ($30.00)
  • Cite this Item
Social Networks in Organizational Emergence: The University Spinout Phenomenon
Preview not available

Abstract

This paper aims to ascertain the influence of social networks in the university spinout phenomenon. With respect to the instrumental role of social networks, it adopts a content contingency perspective pertaining to the role of closure and structural holes, and examines the interaction between relational and structural embeddedness in the academics' network structure. With respect to spinout outcomes, this paper distinguishes between academic exodus and stasis, and differentiates between types of spinouts based on the degree of involvement of the key academics. It also examines networks at the team level of analysis and submits that team-level structural differences exist between the different spinout structures.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page 
[1702]
    [1702]
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1703
    1703
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1704
    1704
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1705
    1705
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1706
    1706
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1707
    1707
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1708
    1708
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1709
    1709
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1710
    1710
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1711
    1711
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1712
    1712
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1713
    1713
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1714
    1714
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1715
    1715
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1716
    1716
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1717
    1717
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1718
    1718
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1719
    1719
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1720
    1720
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1721
    1721
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1722
    1722
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1723
    1723
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1724
    1724
  • Thumbnail: Page 
1725
    1725