Social Network and Group Behavior in a Sustainable Perspective: An Analysis of Conditioning Factors

Lúcia Rejane Da Rosa Gama Madruga, Tânia Nunes Da Silva, Thiago Antonio Beuron, Daniela Maria Pozzobon, Lucas Veiga Ávila

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This paper aims to identify social networking and group behavior characteristics in a Hydrographical Basin Management Committee in Brazil. The study methodological strategy was the in-depth case study. Group interaction was analyzed by sociometry that revealed the existence of a fully connected social network among members when submitted to professional choice criteria. It is important to mention that interdependency and heterogeneity, along with diversity, make the system viable since they provide it the ability to renew itself as well as the social conditions that allows it to function properly.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jmr.v5i1.2460

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