The article explores inter-firm joint actions, both short and long term, using a social capital framework. The study reviews the literature on social capital generally and its application to inter-firm (or B?B! relationships specifically, finding these applications "uite limited at present. The paper then conceptuali#es a typology of joint actions firms typically engage in, their outcomes, and how they could contribute to the building of jointly owned social capital across firms. $ more formal conceptual model of the creation, accumulation and use of inter-firm social capital is then constructed to be used in future empirical testing and managerial application.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Journal of Applied Business Economics|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
GORDON, C., & CHEAH, S. (2014). Inter-Firm Relationships and the Creation of Social Capital. Journal of Applied Business Economics, 16(3), 90-100. http://www.na-businesspress.com/JABE/GordonC_Web16_3_.pdf