HARVARD STUDIES IN BUSINESS HISTORY
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Harvard Studies in Business History 48

Pull

Networking and Success since Benjamin Franklin

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674025530

Publication Date: 10/30/2007

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464 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

16 halftones

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  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Connections at Work
  • 1. Social Capital and the Mechanisms of Success
  • 2. Organizing and Synthesizing Social Capital
  • 3. Social Rungs on Corporate Ladders
  • 4. Contacts and Buffers
  • 5. The Business of Integration
  • 6. Strangers on the Ladder
  • 7. Uncovering the Power of Pull
  • 8. Social Tools for Self-Help
  • Notes
  • Index

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