social network



Family, and friends and their families, that together create an interconnected system through which alliances are formed, help is obtained, information is transmitted, and strings are pulled. In an organizational setting, it usually constitutes the group of one's peers, seniors, and subordinates who provide privileged information on how to get things done, how the power structure operates, and who holds the strings at present.

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  • A key ability of modern businesses is a good social network presence in order to engage with customers at a more personal level.

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  • I like using a social network to talk with my friends because it is really quick and easy and they have the most funny stickers to send.

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  • There is an ongoing debate about the effects social media has on communication, but it is clear that for people who are isolated or housebound, there can be much to gain from being part of a social network

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