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2.0 Social Capital: Glue for Sustainability - Network Minset 2008-05-15
Effective Executive Article
Analyzing Networked Organizations
Collective & Connected Intelligence
Creating Value through Participation & Interaction
Network Theory, Math and Courses
Networks as Organizations
Organizational Network Analysis
This wiki assembles resources researched and created by Jenny Ambrozek and Victoria Axelrod related to our presentations and workshop explaining how understanding and operating organizations as networks is critical for sustaining a 21st Century Organization. Please visit
for current thinking or join us on Twitter as
Pointers to new approaches and research we've missed are welcomed. JA & VA.
Business SNA List
Roberto Dand in a Google Site is now crowd curated. It lists over a 100 SNA tools and practitioners.
The Classifieds .
Are American spies the next victims of the Internet age
"Many of the targeted drone strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Yemen, for example, relied on social network analysis that included cell phone call data in combination with human intelligence." Daniel B. Prieto
Source: wwww.foreignpolicy.com via Valdis Krebs SOCNET SNA and Drone Strikes posting 2013-08-13
Resources for Thomas Falconer's NYU Advanced Seminar Social Media Management Class March 27, 2013
It was a pleasure spending time with you. Please explore this wiki general to discover network thinking and analytics. Here are some additional resources mentioned in our talk:
Lada Adamic's work at the
University of Michigan
and as a visiting fellow at Facebook
. Find Adamic on Twitter at
Social Network Analysis course
offered at Coursera. See a
sample lecture on YouTube
Adamic teaches network analysis tool
i. Also look at
as a tool for social media network analysis.
Head Data Scientist at Facebook
Data Scientist at Faceboook,
Anatomy of Facebook
Scan some of his
to see the kind of social network research that will impact your work as social media managers.
@monkchips post on
Critical Mass: Bringing Physics to Social Network Pablum
How social networks predict epidemics
Resources for Enterprise 2.0 Summit Paris talk
Social Group Analytics
March 21, 2013
Social Network Analysis History and Basics
Jacob Moreno Sociograms Browse references to sociograms in "The Essential Moreno"
available at Google Books
Leonard Euhler, graph theory foundations
Organizational Network Analysis Developments- Short List
David Krackhardt 1993
Informal Networks: The Company Behind the Chart
Harvard Business Review
Bernardo Huberman & Lada Adamic 2004
Information Dynamics in a Networked World
HP Labs Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Add German Flickr study
Patti Anklam, Rob Cross & Vic Gulas, 2005,
Expanding the Field Vision
Rob Cross, Peter Gray, Shirley Cunningham, Mark Showers & Robert J. Thomas
The Collaborative Organization: How to Make Employee Networks Really
MIT Sloan Review October 1
Sinan Aral, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, 2011
The Diversity-Bandwidth Tradeoff
American Journal of Sociology
Personal Network Development to Grow Social Capital
Ron Burt & Don Ronchi, 2006
Teaching Executives to See Social Capita
Big Network Data Analysis
Facebook Research Team-
Research on influencers, information diffusion, influence and content. See for example
Rethinking Information Diversity in Networks
David Easley and Jon Kleinberg, 2010
Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World
Rob Cross & Robert J. Thomas, 2009,
Driving Results through Social Networks
Ranjay Gulati, 2007,
Managing Network Resources
Yochai Benkler, 2006
Wealth of Networks
Rob Cross & Andrew Parker, 2004,
Hidden Power of Social Networks
Duncan Watts, 2004, Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age 2
Network Analysis Tools
Open Source Network & Systems Visualization & & exploration
Marc Smith and colleagues
from Valids Krebs
from Steve Borgatti
added social networks analytics to their
Academic Researchers and Social Network Analysis Courses
Steve Borgatti, PhD
International Center for Research on Social Networks and Businesss
- University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky
Both Victoria and Jenny have taken the one week summer workshop on SNA and can attest to the caliber of the material and the participants.
This is a rigorous program at a great price AND come prepared to work.
Ron Burt, PhD University of Chicago
"Strategic Business Leadership: Driving Results through Social Capital"
as part of the Booth School executive development programs
Here are the Winter 2011 syllabus and main slide decks for the Chicago Booth Executive MBA course, "Strategic Leadership" and its full-time equivalent, "Network Structures of Effective Management:"
Fabio Sabitini, PhD
world class economist and organizer of
Social Capital Gateway
Join his list for the latest research papers on networks and social capital here
F. Other Items of Interest
Joseph Cloonan 2007
Supply Chain Team Relationship Management Guidelines for the Knowledge Enabled Engineer
To learn more about
who kindly hosted this webinar, please go to
Mapping Industry Networks
a. Optimice Australia analysis including:
__Global IT Industry Map__
__Global Media Industry 2006__
__Insurance Industry IT Contractual Alliances 1996-2005__
__Health Industry IT Contractual Alliances 1996-2005__
__Corporate Interlocks - Australian Stock Market - 2006__
An array of network analysis applications
Victoria Axelrod and Jenny Ambrozek welcome participants in our KMWorld
Open Networks for Co-Generating Knowledge Workshop
2008-09-23). Thanks for participating and contributing to a rich conversation.
here are links to records from the event
as well as related resources that underpin the approach.
Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions or reflections on the workshop and how you take the ideas forward in your organizations.
Discussion starting slides from Enterprise 2.0 Open June 10 are
Thank you for visiting this wiki devoted to gathering resources that help us understand how networked organizations work. Our premise is organizations today reflect the relationship networks enabled by computer networks on which they increasingly operate.Organizational design choices are expanded by understanding and influencing social networks (how the work gets done). Promoting organizational, group and individual skill development around collaboration and effectve personal networking positively impacts productivity.
is an open wiki. Please add information to enrich this shared space. Just hit the "edit button" and an editing window opens. Try it. If you have any questions or thoughts to offer privately please email Jenny Ambrozek, the wiki starter, at "jenny at sageway dot com".A good wiki practice is adding your name to the contributor list below to indicate your participation. Our goal is building a collection of resources to aid thinking about organizational and personal networks, and design for productive and healthy places for people to contribute and learn.
To join an ongoing conversation about evolving "21st Century Organizations" please visit our
Materials are posted here to promote discussion and move forward thinking and the practice of organizations as networks. Your contacting us regarding any interest in reusing our materials in advance of doing so is appreciated. Please contact:
Organizations as Networks
Organizational Network Analysis
Examples: Organizations Leveraging Networks
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