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Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Trust and Social Capital

 

    Just before Christmas, I reviewed David Thompson's new book, Trust Unwrapped.  Having a bit of time over the break, and seeing the growing importance of trust at the moment, I have also been reading another book on trust that I've been meaning to read for a few years: Francis Fukuyama, Trust: the social virtues and the creation of prosperity.

The book is really about national economies and cultures, but it makes some insightful points about trust and social capital which apply to organisational performance as well.


Continued at: http://blog.social-advantage.com/2009/01/trust-and-social-capital.html

 

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