Revista Internacional de Sociología, Vol 70, No 1 (2012)

La organización en red del poder corporativo. Una tipología de redes corporativas

Julián Cárdenas

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3989/ris.2010.09.04

Resumen


Esta investigación surge de la inquietud por conocer cómo se organizan en red las grandes corporaciones del mundo. Estudiamos la estructura de poder corporativo o red formada por las corporaciones cuando comparten élites económicas (interlocking directorates). Analizamos las redes corporativas, mediante interlocking directorates, en diversos países del mundo para derivar empíricamente una tipología de redes corporativas que apunta a diferentes teorías de la organización del poder. Identificamos una red corporativa “elitista” basada en la unidad, centralización y control; y una red corporativa “pluralista”, basada en la autonomía de las empresas, descentralización y enlaces de comunicación. Los resultados sugieren vías de investigación para averiguar cómo se configuran las redes y qué impactos tienen en la sociedad.

Palabras clave


Análisis de redes; Élites; Interlocking directorates; Poder

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