Social Capital in Firm-Stakeholder Networks: A Corporate Role in Community Development

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Corporations can contribute to sustainable development goals like poverty reduction by bringing linking social capital into community and stakeholder networks. Often their well-intentioned efforts produce disappointing results because they encounter a variety of pitfalls like unorganised communities, self-serving elites, violent opposition, and conflicting stakeholder demands. This article applies the social network analysis concepts of social capital, bridging, bonding, and core-periphery structure to firm-stakeholder networks.