ENTERPRISE RELATED SOCIAL CAPITAL: DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SOCIAL CAPITAL ACCUMULATION
|Title:||ENTERPRISE RELATED SOCIAL CAPITAL: DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SOCIAL CAPITAL ACCUMULATION|
Vol. 4, No 2, 2011
Published date: 20-11-2011 (print) / 20-11-2011 (online)
Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
|Keywords:||social capital, enterprise related social capital, cooperation, networking, partnerships|
Success of the enterprise is related to many aspects of the enterprise – economic and managerial covering influenced by many layers of the external environment. The enterprise as such can be viewed as a form of social capital, consisting on different relationships. In the same way the whole external environment of the enterprise can be analysed as the set of different relationships that are interrelated, interacting and thus influencing the operation of every enterprise. The paper displays different aspects of social capital with the aim to analyse enterprise related social capital and its different levels of accumulation in the organisations and firms. Accordingly the research tasks are: to cover all the basic theoretical aspects that are related to the social capital; inspect more in details different approaches to define social capital, social capital characteristics, comprising elements, social capital types; investigation of enterprise related social capital as the background for relationships among enterprises, including challenges and problems connected with the social capital measurement.