The role of embeddedness in the evolution of business networks

@inproceedings{Halinen1998TheRO,
  title={The role of embeddedness in the evolution of business networks},
  author={Aino Halinen and Jan-{\AA}ke T{\"o}rnroos},
  year={1998}
}
This article deals with the concept of embeddedness and its role in understanding the evolution of business networks. Networks are viewed as structures of inter-firm relationships that emerge and evolve through continuous interactive processes. Embeddedness refers to companies' relations with, and dependence on, various types of network. Six types of embeddedness are distinguished and the vertical and horizontal dimensions of the phenomenon are analysed. The concept of the actor's… CONTINUE READING

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