On the Negative Functions of Social Network: from a Organizational Sociology Point of View

Shui-ying WEI, Zhong-qi LIU, Zhi-ying DAI


In the analysis and applications of the theory of social network, the positive role of social network and its profits are over-emphasized in China’s transition period, while its negative functions are ignored. In this paper, the negative functions of social network on individuals, firms and the society are discussed.
Keywords: social network, negative functions, family firms
Résumé Dans les recherches et l’application de la théorie de réseau social, les chercheurs ne prêtent attention qu’à des influences positives et des effets utilitaires que le réseau social nous a entraîné dans la période de transformation économique de notre pays, en négligeant les impacts négatifs éventuels qu’il peut engendrer. L’article présent étudie ses effets négatifs sous les angles de l’individu, de l’entreprise et de la société.
Mots-clés: réseau social, effets négatifs, entreprise familiale
摘 要 在社會網理論研究和運用中,研究者都只關注社會網在我國經濟轉型期間所發揮的積極正面的影響以及人們運用社會網達到的功利性效果,而忽視了社會網可能會帶給個體、企業、社會的負功能。本文從以上三個層面對社會網的負功能進行了探討。

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.ccc.1923670020060204.003


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