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Departing from prior research analyzing the implications of social structure for actors' outcomes by applying either an ego network or a global network perspective, this study examines the implications of network communities for the invention productivity of firms. Network communities represent dense and nonoverlapping structural groups of actors in a(More)
This study examines socially constructed authenticity. It first tests a fundamental yet rarely examined assumption underlying the contemporary appeal of authenticity, namely, that consumers assign higher value to organizations perceived as authentic. It also explores how consumers use language to express judgments about different meanings of authenticity.(More)
(2015) 'Davids against Goliath? Collective identities and the market success of peripheral organizations during resource partitioning. The full-text may be used and/or reproduced, and given to third parties in any format or medium, without prior permission or charge, for personal research or study, educational, or not-for-prot purposes provided that: • a(More)