Why business networking sites are both a liability and an asset

Carp, Juliet
January 2010
People Management;1/28/2010, p28
The article discusses the disadvantages and benefits of business networking sites and what legal action can be taken by companies regarding breach of information. It offers suggestions on how companies can protect themselves from employees who may inadvertently share confidential information through their LinkedIn Web site accounts. It points out that companies also need to weigh the benefits offered by social networking web sites instead of worrying about loss of control over client lists.


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