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Social media and the ladder to the top

Social media and the ladder to the top Purpose – This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – Social networking site participants spend a lot of time developing relationships via a medium that has exploded during the past decade or so. This article looks at the extent to which it can really help people to create contacts that will be beneficial for their careers. Evidence appears to support the theory that time spent this way will not be wasted, although there are key choices to be made. Practical implications – The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Strategic Direction Emerald Publishing

Social media and the ladder to the top

Strategic Direction , Volume 31 (3): 3 – Feb 9, 2015

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0258-0543
DOI
10.1108/SD-01-2015-0006
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – Social networking site participants spend a lot of time developing relationships via a medium that has exploded during the past decade or so. This article looks at the extent to which it can really help people to create contacts that will be beneficial for their careers. Evidence appears to support the theory that time spent this way will not be wasted, although there are key choices to be made. Practical implications – The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

Journal

Strategic DirectionEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 9, 2015

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