I have been seeking some constructive feedback on “Introducing Social Capital Value Add” at a leading forum “Serving the Quantitative Finance Community”.
There I have learned that I am “not a kook” and that “Your writing sucks. In a world of people with no incentive to tell the truth, I am giving you the gift of honesty.”
Tough crowd, eh?
Golly gee whiz, I guess that the quant finance set hasn’t heard that its time to come together Web 2.0 style?
I am still hopeful that the discussion there will improve “Introducing Social Capital Value Add”.
One post has been helpful and noted “This manifesto only speaks about demand-side social capital. A more complete theory would estimate internal social capital, supply-side social capital, and government social capital.”
Most of the examples that I use in the paper focus on “demand-side social capital” but I do point out that the change in media paradigm from broadcast to the Individual as Medium has implications throughout the corporate ecosystem:
A link showed up in my inbox a few days ago through an investment banker friend (investment bankers are so much nicer than those quant finance folks!) and the McKinsey quarterly newsletter that provides some good examples of these effects playing out in product development, etc.
It is entitled: Where will co-creation lead us?