Structural holes

Structural holes is a concept from social network research, originally developed by Ronald Stuart Burt. The study of structural holes spans the… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
Holes in social structure are variably reinforced by the social organization around the hole. The more reinforced the hole, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The theory of structural holes suggests that individuals would benefit from filling the "holes" (called as structural hole… (More)
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2009
2009
Bridges that span structural holes are often explained in terms of the entrepreneurial personalities or rational motivations of… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
A fundamental principle in social network research is that individuals can benefit from serving as intermediaries between others… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
We consider a setting where every pair of players can interact (e.g. exchange goods) and this interaction yields a fixed surplus… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Social network research seldom considers the possible effect of individual psychological differences on network structures. We… (More)
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2006
2006
We model knowledge diffusion in a population of agents situated on a network, interacting only over direct ties. Some agents are… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
This article outlines the mechanism by which brokerage provides social capital. Opinion and behavior are more homogeneous within… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Over the past several decades, social network research has favored either ego-centric (e.g. employee) or bounded networks (e.g… (More)
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