Reformulating a link between social influence network theory and status characteristics theory and a method for testing that link.

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The impact of social influence from others on choices made by subjects and how this influence accumulates was studied by secondary analysis of reported experimental data. To explain this impact a link is proposed between social influence network theory (SINT) and status characteristics theory (SCT). The link formula transforms stay probabilities for different status relationships of subject with one disagreeing other agent into horizontal axis coordinate values while stay probabilities of subject given two disagreeing others are transformed into vertical-axis coordinate values corresponding to the horizontal axis values for further analyses. The results support the utility of the proposed link ... continued below

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Hollander, James Fisher May 2006.

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The impact of social influence from others on choices made by subjects and how this influence accumulates was studied by secondary analysis of reported experimental data. To explain this impact a link is proposed between social influence network theory (SINT) and status characteristics theory (SCT). The link formula transforms stay probabilities for different status relationships of subject with one disagreeing other agent into horizontal axis coordinate values while stay probabilities of subject given two disagreeing others are transformed into vertical-axis coordinate values corresponding to the horizontal axis values for further analyses. The results support the utility of the proposed link between the two theories.

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Hollander, James Fisher. Reformulating a link between social influence network theory and status characteristics theory and a method for testing that link., thesis, May 2006; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5271/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .