A Matching Theory of Entrepreneurs' Tie Formation Intentions and Initiation of Economic Exchange

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleA Matching Theory of Entrepreneurs' Tie Formation Intentions and Initiation of Economic Exchange Author(S)Balagopal Vissa (Author)
Abstract  This study advances understanding of network dynamics by applying matching theory to examine entrepreneurs' intentions to add new ties to their personal networks. I propose that task complementarity and social similarity are important matching criteria that influence entrepreneurs' interpersonal tie formation intentions and test whether good matches increase the likelihood of the initiation of economic exchange ties ...Paginationp137-158
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Journal  
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