Structural Holes

People ask a lot about structural holes. Here is professor Burt’s paper linked below. The concept changed everything. It has had an enormous impact on network analysis and business management. A lot of the real work of leadership is about brokering structural holes.

 

structural holes

 

Network analysis is the lens to discover, broker structural holes and optimize leadership ability.

 

structural holes

 

Burt’s concepts are cited a staggering number of times on Google Scholar.

Highly recommended.

.Structural Holes versus Network Closure as Social Capital

- By Ronald S. Burt, University of Chicago

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