The impact of Social and Symbolic Capital on Value Creation of Innovation Networks and Clusters

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies


Schumpeter (1942) defined the process of innovation as the recombination of current ressources. Social capital plays two different roles in this innovation process. On the one hand as a resource e. g. in form of symbolic capital which is a part of the innvovation and on the other hand as a network consisting of strong and weak ties. This speach gives in introduction into the theory of social capital in the context of innovation management. Empirical findings from two different networks / clusters are reportet.
Period1. Sep 2010
Event titleBeach Side Campus / Southern Cross University: Seminars on Business and Law
Event typeSeminar
OrganiserProf. Dr. Kerry Brown
LocationGold Coast, AustraliaShow on map


  • Social capital, SMEs, networks, cluster, Innovation Management