Relational Trust and Embeddedness* in Interorganizational Networks :An Analysis of Quality Control Manager Networks in Japanese Buyer-Supplier Relations

@inproceedings{Wakabayashi2003RelationalTA,
  title={Relational Trust and Embeddedness* in Interorganizational Networks :An Analysis of Quality Control Manager Networks in Japanese Buyer-Supplier Relations},
  author={Naoki Wakabayashi},
  year={2003}
}
The reciprocity and reputation in social networks are considered as important factors to develop mutual trust in interfirm cooperation. Because of new insights gleaned from. the embeddedness approach, many researchers discuss this by giving considerable attention to the special quality of ties and the structural properties of social networks that facilitate the building of interorganizational trust. In studies of Japanese buyer-supplier relations, strong and multiplex ties in social networks… CONTINUE READING