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The strength of weak ties 
Presented by Naoki Maejima (Sociology – 3rd)
Referred Paper 
Granovetter, M.S. 1973, 
"The Strength of Weak Ties" 
American Journal of Sociology, vol. 78, no. 6, 
pp. ...
The definition of “Strong Tie” 
“the strength of a tie is a (probably linear) 
combination of the amount of time, the 
emo...
Triad
Forbidden Triad
Why “forbidden”? 
Common strong ties to 1 
will generate new one.
Bridging 
Bridge plays important role in diffusion. 
All bridges are weak ties.
Empirical credence 
• A research of “hysterical contagion” 
• Milgram’s “Small-World” experiment 
• A research in a junior...
Weak ties in egocentric networks 
Strong ties form dense network. 
ego 
Weak ties form less dense. 
Bridging weak ties lea...
Labor market study 
OBJECT: Recent professional, technical, and 
managerial job changers living in Boston 
suburb. 
QUESTI...
Results 
frequency proportion 
Often 16.7% 
Occasionally 55.6% 
Rarely 27.8% 
N=54
Weak contribute to “sense of community” 
“When a man changes jobs, he is not only 
moving one network of ties to another, ...
By the dichotomy of “weak/strong”, 
we can make the leap from micro to macro view.
Thank you for listening.
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Strength of weak ties

  1. 1. The strength of weak ties Presented by Naoki Maejima (Sociology – 3rd)
  2. 2. Referred Paper Granovetter, M.S. 1973, "The Strength of Weak Ties" American Journal of Sociology, vol. 78, no. 6, pp. 1360-1380.
  3. 3. The definition of “Strong Tie” “the strength of a tie is a (probably linear) combination of the amount of time, the emotional intensity, the intimacy (mutual confiding) and the reciprocal services which characterize the tie.”(Ibid, 1361)
  4. 4. Triad
  5. 5. Forbidden Triad
  6. 6. Why “forbidden”? Common strong ties to 1 will generate new one.
  7. 7. Bridging Bridge plays important role in diffusion. All bridges are weak ties.
  8. 8. Empirical credence • A research of “hysterical contagion” • Milgram’s “Small-World” experiment • A research in a junior high in Michigan
  9. 9. Weak ties in egocentric networks Strong ties form dense network. ego Weak ties form less dense. Bridging weak ties lead ego to contacts distant from him.
  10. 10. Labor market study OBJECT: Recent professional, technical, and managerial job changers living in Boston suburb. QUESTION: how often they saw the contact around the time that he passed on job information to them.
  11. 11. Results frequency proportion Often 16.7% Occasionally 55.6% Rarely 27.8% N=54
  12. 12. Weak contribute to “sense of community” “When a man changes jobs, he is not only moving one network of ties to another, but also establishing a link between these.” “this mobility sets up elaborate structures of bringing weak ties between the more coherent clusters that constitute operative networks in particular locations.”(Ibid.1373)
  13. 13. By the dichotomy of “weak/strong”, we can make the leap from micro to macro view.
  14. 14. Thank you for listening.

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