Flashcards in Networking Deck (16):
what are the 3 types of capital?
what travels via networks?
-access to resources
__ ___ is a structure made of nodes that are tied by some form of interdependency
what is social capital?
-relationship with others
-location of contacts within social structure and their ability to improve your returns on human and financial capital
what are the two social principles within networking?
1. homophily (self-similarity principle)
2. propinquity (proximity principle)
what is homophily?
the tendency to associate and bond to those similar to oneself
what is propinquity?
the tendency of individuals to associate and communicate with those in close proximity
describe strong ties
-family, friends, some co-workers
-usually high density
-associated with self-similarity, proximity
describe weak ties
-usually low density
-associated with brokering
what is the density of a network?
direct ties/total possible ties
under the Shared Activities Principle, you should participate in activities that connect you with others who share interests and actively build your network. What are the three criteria for choosing activities?
1. evoke passion (thus commitment)
2. require interdependence (reliance, possibility of trust)
3. have something at stake
what is a central connector?
-person everyone knows and talks to most
-much time spend helping/interacting with others
what are peripheral specialists?
-intentionally on the outs and intensely involved in their work
-often connected to a specialist network
what is a boundary spanner?
-span across a network
-act as connector
-important for unique info and expertise
how is a broker different from a boundary spanner?
-share info and connect people within SAME network
-multiple points of contact across smaller, tightly connected networks