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Here’s the episode:

Networking … some people love it and some people don’t. Everyone says it’s valuable. Today we discuss:

  • Networking defined and some forms that it takes

  • Research on networking and its outcomes

  • Practical steps for enhancing your career–and your current job

  • Final note about networking during COVID-19

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Links and Other Information

Wolff, H. G., & Moser, K. (2009). Effects of networking on career success: A longitudinal study. Journal of Applied Psychology94(1), 196. 

Hargadon, A., & Sutton, R. I. (1997). Technology brokering and innovation in a product development firm. Administrative Science Quarterly, 716-749.

Ingram, P., & Morris, M. W. (2007). Do people mix at mixers? Structure, homophily, and the “life of the party”. Administrative Science Quarterly52(4), 558-585.

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