Career paths of the elite of former GDR combinates during the postsocialist transformation process
- Only Connect: How an Investment in Relationships Among Social Change Leaders Is Changing Them, Their Organizations, and Their City. Lanfer, Stefan; Brandes, Patricia; Reinelt, Claire // Foundation Review;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p71
This article describes a theory of change, strategy, evaluation methodology, and results for the Barr Fellowship, a network of leaders supported by the Barr Foundation. The network is based on the hypothesis that recognizing talented leaders and investing in their personal growth and connections...
- Unique or universal? Mechanisms and processes of social change in post-socialist Warsaw. GÓRCZYŃSKA, MAGDALENA // Hungarian Geographical Bulletin;2014, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p255
This paper aims at providing new knowledge about the processes and dynamics of socio- spatial changes in post-socialist cities through the example of Warsaw. As reference cities for comparison we use two other post-socialist capital cities, Budapest and Prague. Dynamics in urban space are...
- THE IMPACT OF EXOGENOUS FACTORS ON BUSINESS ELITE'S FORMATION: COMPARING SOCIETIES. Prijon, Egon; Prijon, Lea // RUO: Revija za Univerzalno Odlicnost;jun2015, Vol. 4 Issue 2, pA12
Country's historical heritage, represented by social, political and economical factors, merely define society's cultural base, which further define its potentials within all its spheres. In the article we focused on a specific phenomenon i.e. business elites, which we understand as crucial...
- social capital. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2149
A definition of the term "social capital," which refers to community assets, is presented.
- Social Capital and Successful Aging: The Role of Senior Housing. Cannuscio, Carolun; Block, Jason; Kawachi, Ichiro // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/2/2003 Part 2, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p395
Social capital is defined as the resources available to individuals and groups through social connections and social relations with others. Access to social capital enables older citizens to maintain productive, independent, and fulfilling lives. As the U.S. population ages, accompanied by a...
- Social Capital and Health: A Concept whose Time has Come. Scheffler, Richard M; Rocco, Lorenzo; Averett, Susan L // Eastern Economic Journal;Spring2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p146
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the relation between social capital and health.
- The social capital of the North. Robinson, Dave // Northern Ontario Business;Dec2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p4
The article discusses the importance of social capital in Northern Ontario.
- The other social capital: a needed look at Latin America. Fernández Niño, Julián Alfredo; Javier Idrovo, Alvaro // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Apr2014, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p291
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the work by Dinesen and colleagues published in the journal that reports the paradoxical effects of social capital (SC) on violence in Guatemala and the negative effect of structural SC as against the positive one of cognitive SC.
- THE ROLE OF SOCIAL CAPITAL ELEMENTS: HUNGARIAN WINERY NETWORKS CASE STUDY. Branyi, Arpad; Jozsa, Laszlo; Machova, Renata // Actual Problems of Economics / Aktual'ni Problemi EkonomÃ¬ki;2015, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p100
The main aim of this paper is to present social capital that encourages wine-makers participate in a network and to measure how soft factors such as trust, confidence and regional identity influence network formation. To achieve these goals 8 different wine regions in Hungary are examined. The...