Networks of Advice: The Influence of Professional Service Providers on Business Strategy

By Bruce Cronin.

Published by The Organization Collection

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A longitudinal network analysis of the influence of banks, auditors and solicitors on the development of strategy, contrasting coercive and collaborative mechanisms of influence.

Keywords: Business Networks, Advice Networks, Strategy, Diffusion, Imitation, Isomorphism, Professional Service Providers, Banks, Solicitors, Auditors, Interlocking Directors

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 5, Issue 8, pp.33-44. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.945MB).

Dr Bruce Cronin

Dr Bruce Cronin MA MSc PhD is Head of the Department of International Business and Economics at the University of Greenwich Business School. He lectures on strategy, international business and business network analysis. Dr Cronin has researched, published and lectured on the role of business networks in strategy and innovation. He convenes the University's Business Network Research group and is a consultant for the Cynefin Centre for Organisational Complexity. His professional affiliations include the International Advisory Board of the Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, the European Group for Organizational Studies, and the International Network for Social Network Research.


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