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Network embeddedness and organizational performance. The strength of strong ties in Dutch higher education

Network embeddedness and organizational performance. The strength of strong ties in Dutch higher education,International Feminist Journal of Politics,

Network embeddedness and organizational performance. The strength of strong ties in Dutch higher education   (Citations: 2)
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With only few exceptions, current research in public management on the effects of inter-organizational networks on organizational performance focuses either on network activity or on the inter-organizational network structure. The present paper theoretically links both approaches and tests two different types of network effects—'network centrality' and 'cohesive subgroup membership'. The paper develops a model, which integrates organizational performance at the level of the organization and at the level of the individual client. To test hypotheses, data on the inter-organizational network of all Dutch colleges for the training of primary education teachers (n = 28) was combined with college-level performance data for 2002-2005, and the evaluations of graduates of the colleges in a large sample of graduates for the same period ( n = 7,119). Multilevel logistic regression analyses show that embeddedness in cohesive subgroups rather than network activity significantly contributes to positive evaluations by individual graduates.
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