DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2015.08.004
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Chan-Jyuan Jhang, Rain Chen, Ting-Yu Sung, Chia-Chun Lin

Abstract: The study examined which social contact, strong ties vs. weak ties, is positive and advantageous for designers' professional achievement. The investigators also tested if a designer's professional achievement is correlated with his or her professional contacts (strong ties) or non-professional contacts (weak ties). A designer's professional and non-professional contacts in the study were represented by the ratios of design professional and of non-design professional friends on Facebook, respectively, to the t…

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