Increasing use of online social network sites by organizations and their growing tendencies to establish an intraorganizationalsocial network necessitates academic attention as to how these social networks can affect organizationaloutcomes. To fill this gap by a margin, this paper will theorize and propose ways in which corporate social networks are ableto affect the perceived organizational support and the perceived supervisor support among employees. The study proposesthat organizational use of corporate social networks positively affect employees’ perceptions of supervisor support andorganizational support. It also suggests that the use of corporate social networks would help employees to have betterevaluation of social and organizational support.
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