***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** If you're interested in this area of research, please feel free to join the LinkedIn group dedicated to Negative Ties in Networks: https://www.linkedin.com/grp/home?gid=4410044 There is also an ongoing track at the Sunbelt conference on negative ties and signed graphs -- feel free to join us at the next conference. Joe On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 12:09 PM, Kamal Badar <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > Dear All, > > Literature on work place gossip talks about network ties and their > relation to positive/negative work place gossip (e.g. Ellwardt, Steglich & > Wittek, 2012; Ellwardt, Labianca & Witteka, 2012 ; Grosser, Lopez-Kidwell & > Labianca, 2010). Mostly studies consider the association of multiplex > network ties of positive valance (e.g. friendship-instrumental ties) with > positive/negative gossip or ties solely of positive valance and their > association with positive/negative gossip. > > The literature is surprisingly silent when it comes to negative ties (e.g. > dislike) and ambivalent multiplex ties (e.g. friendship-hindrance) and > their relation to positive/negative gossip. Even recommendations for future > research in many research studies is silent. > > What might be the reason? Or is there actually some research available? Is > is REALLY an avenue to explore or am I thinking in the wrong direction? > > Regards > > -- > > Dr. Kamal Badar > Assistant Professor (TTS) > HEC Approved Ph.D. Supervisor > Institute of Management Sciences > University of Balochistan > Quetta, Pakistan. > http://sc.hec.gov.pk/aphds/Submit.asp?supid=6913 > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email > message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET > in the body of the message. -- Giuseppe (Joe) Labianca Gatton Chair in Management Director of the Don and Cathy Jacobs Executive Education Center Co-Director of the University of Kentucky/University of Louisville ExecMBA Program (execmba.biz) Gatton College of Business & Economics LINKS Center for Social Network Analysis (http://linkscenter.org/) University of Kentucky Lexington, KY 40506 859-257-3741 (office) 404-428-4878 (mobile) tinyurl.com/JoeLabianca1 _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.