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2016
Springer

Social Networks Under Stress

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Social Networks Under Stress
Social network research has begun to take advantage of finegrained communications regarding coordination, decisionmaking, and knowledge sharing. These studies, however, have not generally analyzed how external events are associated with a social network’s structure and communicative properties. Here, we study how external events are associated with a network’s change in structure and communications. Analyzing a complete dataset of millions of instant messages among the decision-makers in a large hedge fund and their network of hundreds of outside contacts, we investigate the link between price shocks, network structure, and change in the affect and cognition of decision-makers embedded in the network. When price shocks occur the communication network tends not to display structural changes associated with adaptiveness. Rather, the network turtlesup. It displays a propensity for higher clustering, strong tie interaction, and an intensification of insider vs. outsider communicati...
Daniel M. Romero, Brian Uzzi, Jon M. Kleinberg
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Type Journal
Year 2016
Where CORR
Authors Daniel M. Romero, Brian Uzzi, Jon M. Kleinberg
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