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Handbook of Research on Business Social Networking: Organizational, Managerial, and Technological Dimensions
the period of time between the creation of a new product prototype until the implementation of a mass production process.
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The Influence of Social Business Networks of Top Managers on the Financial Performance of UK Biopharmaceutical SMEs
Calin Gurau (GSCM – Montpellier Business School, France) and Ramzi Benkraiem (IESEG School of Management, France)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-168-9.ch037
The influence of business social networks on the financial performance of entrepreneurial ventures was extensively studied in the literature. However, a need for a more dynamic perspective, centered on firms’ evolution, was identified by academics and professionals. This chapter attempts to address this knowledge gap, investigating a sample of UK biopharmaceutical SMEs, from various stages of the corporate lifecycle. This approach permits a comparison between the structure of formal and informal networks of the manager/entrepreneur, in various corporate phases of evolution, and an analysis of the statistical relation between the size of networks and specific financial performance indicators.
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Instructional Design Methods Integrating Instructional Technology
Production begins with a continued review of the current course content, creating new content, organizing content, selecting delivery methods and technology requirements
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