ERIC Number: EJ624580
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Balancing Ties: Boundary Spanning and Influence in the Organization's Extended Network of Communication.
Manev, Ivan M.; Stevenson, William B.
Journal of Business Communication, v38 n2 p183-205 Apr 2001
Presents a study of the business communication connecting an organization with others in its environment. Links boundary spanning with network theory and proposes the concept of an extended network of communication. Studies the relationship between boundary-spanning communication and individual influence in a network with 108 organizational members. Finds that boundary spanning correlates with influence, regardless of hierarchical level. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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