Social Capital Development in High Tech Firms



Social capital, information sharing, ambidexterity, and performance for technology park firms in Turkey
Wasti Pamuksuz, Syeda Nazlı; Terzi, Hilal; Kerti, Feyza (2022-09-01)
© 2022 Wiley Periodicals LLC.Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in uncertain emerging markets tend to pursue exploitation at the expense of exploration. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether social capital can alleviate this imbalance by supporting the firms' ambidexterity, and thus the performance of such firms. Using survey data from high-tech SMEs in Turkish technoparks, Phase 1 of the study tests a mainstream serial mediation model, where the social capital–performance relationship ...
Social capital development among tenant firms and between tenant firms and the host university in business incubators : a case of a Turkish business incubator
Köseoğlu, Gamze; Wasti Pamuksuz, Syeda Nazlı; Department of Business Administration (2007)
In order to determine the effects of social capital in innovative contexts, Nahapiet and Ghoshal’s (1998) three dimensions of social capital (structural, relational and cognitive) were investigated in a business incubator located in a university science park. This thesis tries to answer five questions for the incubator context: (1) What are the antecedents of the three dimensions of social capital? (2) What are the benefits of social capital for the tenant firms? (3) How are the dimensions of social capital...
Social capital, innovation and growth: Evidence from Europe
Akçomak, İbrahim Semih (2009-07-01)
This paper investigates the interplay between social capital, innovation and per capita income growth in the European Union. We model and identify innovation as an important mechanism that transforms social capital into higher income levels. In an empirical investigation of 102 European regions in the period 1990-2002, we show that higher innovation performance is conducive to per capita income growth and that social capital affects this growth indirectly by fostering innovation. Our estimates suggest that ...
Social capital and physical space in facilitating creativity and innovation: A case study
Ceylan, Canan; Horata, Ahmet Melih; Wasti Pamuksuz, Syeda Nazlı; Dul, Jan (null; 2018-05-24)
Social Innovation Assessment at the University Level
ÇETİNDAMAR KOZANOĞLU, DİLEK; Beyhan, Berna (2017-07-13)
Based on a literature review, our paper points out the need for an assessment model that could account social aspect of technological innovations generated in universities. Rather than quantitative metrics, using cases seems an appropriate approach to evaluate social innovations at universities to capture the richness of social impact. We further suggest the consideration of gathering information on four dimensions of social innovation to complement case approach: (1) the categories of beneficiaries who wil...
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S. N. Wasti Pamuksuz, “Social Capital Development in High Tech Firms,” 2015, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: