Determinants of inter-organizational network formation in the cultural sector

Ignacio Ramos-Vidal

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In recent years, the number of studies applying Social Network Analysis to the formation of inter-organizational networks has increased. This paper analyzed a socio-centric network composed of 32 cultural organizations in Andalusia increase. Multiple Regression Quadratic Assignment Procedure (MR-QAP) at the dyadic level, showed that perceptions of affinity (i.e., homophily) and the possibility of establishing contacts in the future, can exert influence on the establishment of informal contacts. At the internal level, an organization's brokerage position in collaboration project networks is related to the volume of business and the old in the sector. Finally, this article discusses applications for the management of inter-organizational networks in order to strengthen the implementation of public policies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-29
Number of pages14
JournalRAE Revista de Administracao de Empresas
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cultural organizations
  • Inter-organizational networks
  • Network analysis
  • Partnership
  • Partnerships
  • Quadratic assignment procedure


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