The Magic of Networking: Who Will Exit? Who Will Be Promoted?
We network every day, and networking is an important tool of sharing information among individuals. Most of the successful employees develop the skills of networking to create relationships with others, meet new people, and share more information that will move them toward achieving the goals to succeed in career. Based on case studies, we analyze the advice network, friendship network, and cooperative network from the perspective of social network analysis. Our results show that people who maximize the power of network in order to achieve professional goals are more prone to offer a long-term commitment to the company and the chance of being promoted is relatively high, whereas those shy people who are not good at networking are more likely to leave.
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