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Hi, dear everyone,
Does anyone know any public datasets that could provide information on
communication links between firms?
I am now doing a research on supplier base networks in new product
development projects where suppliers are actively involved. I decided to
send out surveys to manufacturing buyers, who initiate the projects, to
name major suppliers who are involved. Then buyers are asked about their
links with these suppliers. The link is defined as collaborative
decision making. But any type of communication links is fine also.
But now I am having problems regarding collecting supplier-supplier link
data. I am wondering whether there is any public datasets in social
network field that could provide firm-firm relationships information. Or
is there any suggestion on how firm-firm relationship data could be
collected through some secondary data analysis methods?
Thanks a lot in advance for any feedback!
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