The aim of this paper is to contribute to the analysis of the role of trust and control in interorganizational relationships and of the effect that trust and control – both jointly and separately – have on the strategic network performance. Specifically, we address thequestions of: whether and to what extent the level of trust among entrepreneurs increases the performance of a network; whether the presence of control mechanisms reinforces such performance; and whether there is an interaction effect between trust and control, in terms of a relationship of either complementarity or substitutability, which affects the performance of the network. Additionally, to shed light on the interplay between trust and control in terms of complementarity or substitutability, we unpack the mechanisms of control into three different forms: output control, process control and social control

Antoldi, F., Cerrato, D., Larocca, A., Trust and Control in Strategic Networks: An Empirical Analysis on a Sample of Italian SMEs' Networks, in 62° ICSB (International Council for Small Business) World Conference Proceedings, (Buenos Aires; Argentina, 27-June 01-July 2017), ICSB, Buenos Aires 2017: 1-17 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/160624]

Trust and Control in Strategic Networks: An Empirical Analysis on a Sample of Italian SMEs' Networks

Antoldi, F.;Cerrato, D.;
2017

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to contribute to the analysis of the role of trust and control in interorganizational relationships and of the effect that trust and control – both jointly and separately – have on the strategic network performance. Specifically, we address thequestions of: whether and to what extent the level of trust among entrepreneurs increases the performance of a network; whether the presence of control mechanisms reinforces such performance; and whether there is an interaction effect between trust and control, in terms of a relationship of either complementarity or substitutability, which affects the performance of the network. Additionally, to shed light on the interplay between trust and control in terms of complementarity or substitutability, we unpack the mechanisms of control into three different forms: output control, process control and social control
Inglese
62° ICSB (International Council for Small Business) World Conference Proceedings
62° ICSB (International Council for Small Business) World Conference
Buenos Aires; Argentina
27-giu-2017
1-lug-2017
9789873608308
ICSB
Antoldi, F., Cerrato, D., Larocca, A., Trust and Control in Strategic Networks: An Empirical Analysis on a Sample of Italian SMEs' Networks, in 62° ICSB (International Council for Small Business) World Conference Proceedings, (Buenos Aires; Argentina, 27-June 01-July 2017), ICSB, Buenos Aires 2017: 1-17 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/160624]
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