Organic Expertise from Diverse Experiences

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dc.contributor.author Folke Henriksen, Lasse
dc.date.accessioned 2014-05-15T07:45:00Z
dc.date.available 2014-05-15T07:45:00Z
dc.date.issued 2014-05-15
dc.identifier.isbn 8791690943
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8924
dc.description.abstract When experts with diverse training and experiential backgrounds come together to make binding decisions they face the challenge of finding common ground in the absence of any particular shared abstract body of knowledge or organization specific set of evaluative principles. How does consensus emerge in situations marked by contentious friction? Network theory suggests that connectivity enables orchestration of alignment and coordination across difference. Occupants of strategically central positions in networks can thus be formally identified from the structural characteristics of those positions (White et al. 1976; Burt 1992, 2010; Vedres and Stark 2010). But the formal characteristics of positions only tell us about the potential advantage of occupants. Actual advantage is about mobilizing action from network positions to influence what goes on in the network (Burt 2010, 223ff). What does it take for occupants of advantageous position to take action on specific collective problems in the face of contentious situations? en_US
dc.format.extent 44 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working Paper in Business and Politics;88
dc.title Organic Expertise from Diverse Experiences en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Business and Politics en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort DBP en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Business and Politics en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort DBP en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2014 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Consensus, Experientiality and Network Centrality in Transnational Governance en_US


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