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Identification of Opinion Leaders and Followers in Social Media

Chun-Che Huang, Li-Ching Lien, Po-An Chen, Tzu-Liang Tseng, Shian-Hua Lin
2017 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications  
Identifying opinion leaders and followers becomes a very important study.  ...  To study the characteristics of opinion leaders and the impact of opinion leaders on followers, our research evaluates whether every speaker in social media satisfies characteristics of opinion leader.  ...  For example of general pattern, business take advantages of opinion leaders to change follower behaviour; therefore, their products/services can be promoted effectively.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006416801800185 dblp:conf/data/HuangLCTL17 fatcat:ve65vtxhzngzpbzbrl5d3fiywu

The effect of leader emotional intelligence on leader–follower chemistry: a study of construction project managers

Stephen Pryke, Damir Lunic, Sulafa Badi
2015 Construction Management and Economics  
in a leader-follower communication dyad.  ...  Based on the empirical evidence in the context of team communication, a leader-follower chemistry model is introduced, which emphasises the importance of leaders' emotional sensitivity and expressiveness  ...  ' perception of rapport in a leader-follower communication dyad.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01446193.2015.1078901 fatcat:cjqpbr363naznjta2awbbmhnmy

Follow the Leader: Simulations on a Dynamic Social Network

David Goldbaum
2013 Social Science Research Network  
An agent based model is developed in which a social hierarchy of leaders and followers emerges from a uniform or random social network.  ...  The leadership position can be selfreinforcing. For a professional critic, for example, a cult-of-personality can dictate popular tastes, such as in art, food, and wine markets.  ...  Once a leader is established, the social network settles and followers successfully find direct links to the leader.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2358566 fatcat:a2ldht6fcbc7ln76vj5o5nbyri

A social network approach in Semantic Web Services Selection using Follow the Leader behavior

Jebrin Al-Sharawneh, Mary-Anne Williams
2009 2009 13th Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops  
tool for studying social network behavior and evolution.  ...  Automatic discovery of web services is a crucial task for e-Business communities.  ...  Searching social networks for a specific member, if the member exists then inducing the social networks on the web each member identity (follower\leader) is identified, if no friend is found then member  ... 
doi:10.1109/edocw.2009.5331986 dblp:conf/edoc/Al-SharawnehW09 fatcat:e5j672flp5emjk3cyckqbla6g4

Leaders produce leaders and managers produce followers. A systematic review of the desired competencies and standard settings for physicians' leadership

Khalid Khoshhal, Salman Guraya
2016 Saudi Medical Journal  
building a supportive social network outside the traditional organizational framework.  ...  Identification of social accountability of leadership is a remarkable approach in predicting leaders' team orientation and careful delivery of services. 40 Therefore, the emerging capacity building and  ... 
doi:10.15537/smj.2016.10.15620 pmid:27652355 pmcid:PMC5075368 fatcat:46z5qulrivcvhgm3u74lced3oi

Follow the Leader: Documents on the Leading Edge of Semantic Change Get More Citations [article]

Sandeep Soni, Kristina Lerman, Jacob Eisenstein
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Our work thus provides a new technique for identifying lexical semantic leaders and demonstrates a new link between progressive use of language and influence in a citation network.  ...  Diachronic word embeddings -- vector representations of words over time -- offer remarkable insights into the evolution of language and provide a tool for quantifying sociocultural change from text documents  ...  We therefore follow the local second-order approach proposed by Hamilton et al. [2016a] .  ... 
arXiv:1909.04189v2 fatcat:fvn3buftzrf3zplulqcjxweeia

Leadership and mentorship: service leaders as mentors of the followers

Daniel T.L. Shek, Li Lin
2015 International Journal on Disability and Human Development  
AbstractAccording to the Hong Kong Institute of Service Leadership and Management, an effective service leader serves as a mentor for his/her followers.  ...  Aside from promoting their followers' professional and personal growth, mentoring also contributes to the development of the service leaders themselves.  ...  When developing followers, the leader is also preparing the followers for contributing to the success of the organization. A great leader is usually a great mentor as well.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ijdhd-2015-0456 fatcat:5xm4tqqbjbee3mkv5zr62t4loi

The effects of social media opinion leaders' recommendations on followers' intention to buy

Renata Huhn, Jorge Brantes Ferreira, Angilberto Sabino de Freitas, Fernanda Leão
2018 Revista Brasileira de Gestão De Negócios  
Findings -Digital opinion leaders capable of generating persuasive messages can change the attitudes of followers and make them accept the information provided, influencing their intention to buy evaluated  ...  leaders.  ...  Finally, social networks create a continuous flow of communication in which the information, reviews, and recommendations on products and services can converge interactively and in a timely manner with  ... 
doi:10.7819/rbgn.v20i1.3678 fatcat:n4tjqcuynja4vjpzyfv4e2q47u

Follow the leader: how corporate social responsibility influences strategy and practice in the business community

Farid Baddache, Isabelle Nicolai
2013 Journal of Business Strategy  
Follow the leader: how corporate social responsibility influences strategy and practices in the business community Companies face increasing pressure from stakeholders such as governments, consumers, and  ...  Various works on Base of the Pyramid issues (BoP) (Prahalad and Hammond 2002; Karnani 2007) have generated massive interest for social innovation to define new services for low-income consumers in developing  ... 
doi:10.1108/jbs-01-2013-0002 fatcat:b2amnugrsnbxfiqeuz2xh6qkhi

CITY Leaders

Wes Shera, Janet M. Murray
2016 SAGE Open  
in the community and social service sector across Toronto, Canada.  ...  SAGE Open Abstract In 2008, United Way Toronto (UWT) launched the Creative Institute for Toronto's Young (CITY) Leaders, a leadership development program for diverse young people working and volunteering  ...  Funding The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research and/or authorship of this article: The United Way of Greater Toronto funded this study.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2158244016659118 fatcat:75k3ror27namtjly6ktgjmbese

Follow the Leader: Theory and Evidence on Political Participation

Ron Shachar, Barry Nalebuff
1999 The American Economic Review  
To explain the strategic component of political participation, we develop a follow-the-leader model.  ...  For example, a 1-percent increase in the predicted closeness at the state level stimulates leaders' efforts, which increases turnout by 0.34 percent. (JEL D72, C33, C72, H41)  ...  There is a contagion effect. The more people in a social network that encourage a person to vote, the more likely that person is to vote and to encourage others to do the same.  ... 
doi:10.1257/aer.89.3.525 fatcat:lty3l4migvhknmxnplqsponm2a

Follower perceptions of the emotional intelligence of change leaders: A qualitative study

Roy Smollan, Ken Parry
2011 Leadership  
According to George (2000 George ( : 1044 , 'leadership is an emotion-laden process, both from a leader and a follower perspective' and she emphasizes the need for a follower-centric approach to EI and  ...  In adopting a follower-centric approach in this paper we emphasize how followers make attributions about the EI of change leaders.  ...  Intervening and supplementary questions related to expanding and giving detail on incidents, processes and the impact of specific people, in particular the perceived ability of leaders to respond to follower  ... 
doi:10.1177/1742715011416890 fatcat:jzrcymxkyjb5resyd7ylsgv4ey

Condom Use Following a Pilot Test of the Popular Opinion Leader Intervention in the Barbados Defence Force

Michael P. Anastario, Julia Dabreo, Jackie Morris, Rachel Hallum-Montes, Gricel Arredondo, Alisha Creel, Lisa Cowan, Helen Chun
2012 Journal of community health  
Focus groups revealed that POLs were heavily focusing on condom demonstrations, condom provision within social networks, speaking with coworkers about pleasure associated with condom use, and that the  ...  We adapted the Popular Opinion Leaders (POL) intervention and piloted the adapted program with the Barbados Defence Force at one military base in Barbados.  ...  Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10900-012-9577-5 pmid:22752574 fatcat:yi4aym54k5hbpmcaittmm4o5ve

Tweeting #Leaders

Lei Vincent Huang, Tien Ee Dominic Yeo
2018 Internet Research  
Originality/value -This study is one of the first to evaluate how leaders of the largest companies in the US communicate on Twitter.  ...  He is specifically interested in social media affordances for organizing and strategic communication as well as tensions in these processes.  ...  For instance, political leaders on Twitters have a more limited communication goal of mobilizing resources or motivating followers (Stieglitz and Dang-Xuan, 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.1108/intr-08-2016-0248 fatcat:ar7csgvhsfgepfe4wnz6hoy7bi

Leaders and Followers in Social Networking Environments

Celia Romm Livermore, Pierluigi Rippa
2014 International Journal of E-Politics  
Based on a review of the literature on leaders and followers in virtual groups, the Leader/Follower Behavior in Social Networking Environments model is presented.  ...  This conceptual paper focuses on understanding the characteristics and behaviors of leaders and followers in social networking communities.  ...  This definition accounts for the fact that social networking services and the communities that they support do, indeed, offer a wide range of services.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijep.2014070103 fatcat:ksyhevusu5hbrdnzstubhlo2am
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