This chapter presents the research design of the study. The main objective of this study is to design a suitable method to understand how characteristics of social capital within networks impact learning processes that enable knowledge productivity. The main research questions are:
How do the structural, relational and cognitive dimensions of social capital influence knowledge productivity in networks?
How do social learning processes in networks lead to improvements, innovations and the development of sustainable knowledge productive capabilities?
What kind of interventions in networks impact knowledge productivity from a social capital perspective?