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Network Theory (with V. Kidwell), The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis (2011)

This sparkling Handbook offers an unrivalled resource for those engaged in the cutting edge field...

 
Overview: Social network theory and analysis (with B. Ofem), The ties of change: Social network theory and application in education (2010)
 

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The Social Network Perspective (with A. Mehra, D. Brass, and G. Labianca), Engineering Earth: The Impacts of Megaengineering Projects (2010)

This is the first book to examine the actual impact of physical and social engineering...

 

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Visualizing Proximity Data (with Rich DeJordy, Chris Roussin, and Daniel S. Halgin), Field Methods (2007)

In this article, the authors explore the use of graph layout algorithms for visualizing proximity...

 

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Percolation theory and fragmentation measures in social networks (with Yiping Chen, Gerald Paul, Reuven Cohen, Shlomo Havlin, Fredrik Liljeros, and H. Eugene Stanley), Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications (2007)

We study the statistical properties of a recently proposed social networks measure of fragmentation F...

 

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Percolation theory applied to measures of fragmentation in social networks (with Yiping Chen, Gerald Paul, Reuven Cohen, Shlomo Havlin, Fredrik Liljeros, and Eugene Stanley), Phys. Rev. E (2007)

We apply percolation theory to a recently proposed measure of fragmentation F for social networks....

 

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A Graph-theoretic perspective on centrality (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (2006)

The concept of centrality is often invoked in social network analysis, and diverse indices have...

 

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Identifying sets of key players in a social network, Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory (2006)

A procedure is described for finding sets of key players in a social network. A...

 

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Toward ethical guidelines for network research in organizations (with José-Luis Molina), Social Networks (2005)

All sociological/anthropological research (network or otherwise) in organizations (particularly corporations) is complicated by the need...

 

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Centrality and network flow, Social Networks (2005)

Centrality measures, or at least popular interpretations of these measures, make implicit assumptions about the...

 

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Ego network betweenness (with Martin Everett), Social Networks (2005)

In this paper, we look at the betweenness centrality of ego in an ego network....

 

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Extending centrality (with M. G. Everett), Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis (2005)

This volume is an important complement to Wasserman and Faust's Social Network Analysis: Methods and...

 

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The Ties That Share: Relational Characteristics that Facilitate Information Seeking (with Rob Cross), Social Capital and Information Technology (2004)

The concept of social capital, or the value that can be derived from social ties...

 

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Ethical and Strategic Issues in Organizational Social Network Analysis (with José Luis Molina), Journal of Applied Behavioral Science (2003)

In addition to all the usual ethical problems that can arise with any kind of...

 

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Front and Backstage Processes of an Organizational Restructuring Effort (with William B. Stevenson and Jean W. Bartunek), Journal of Applied Behavioral Science (2003)

Change processes in organizations involve the formal expectations of change agents and administrators, but social...

 

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A Relational View of Information Seeking and Learning in Social Networks (with Rob Cross), Management Science (2003)

Research in organizational learning has demonstrated processes and occasionally performance implications of acquisition of declarative...

 

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The Key Player Problem, Dynamic Social Network Modeling and Analysis: Workshop Summary and Papers (2003)

In the summer of 2002, the Office of Naval Research asked the Committee on Human...

 

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Social Networks of Drug Users in High-Risk Sites: Finding the Connections (with Margaret R. Weeks, Scott Clair, Kim Radda, and Jean J. Schensul), AIDS and Behavior (2002)

Social network research increasingly expands our understanding of the social environment of drug users' health...

 

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Computing Regular Equivalence: Practical and Theoretical Issues (with M. Everett), Metodološki zvezki (2002)

Social network analysts have tried to capture the idea of social role explicitly by proposing...

 

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Making Invisible Work Visible: Using Social Network Analysis to Support Strategic Collaboration (with Rob Cross and Andrew Parker), California Management Review (2002)

With efforts to de-layer organizations and reduce functional boundaries, coordination increasingly occurs through networks of...

 

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Knowing what we know:: Supporting knowledge creation and sharing in social networks (with Rob Cross, Andrew Parker, and Laurence Prusak), Organizational Dynamics (2001)
 

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Models of core/periphery structures (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (2000)

A common but informal notion in social network analysis and other fields is the concept...

 

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Peripheries of cohesive subsets (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (2000)

Network analysts have developed a number of techniques for identifying cohesive subgroups in networks. In...

 

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A General Theory of Network Governance: Exchange Conditions and Social Mechanisms (with Candace Jones and William S. Hesterly), Academy of Management Review (1997)

A phenomenon of the last 20 years has been the rapid rise of the network...

 

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Network analysis of 2-mode data (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1997)

Network analysis is distinguished from traditional social science by the dyadic nature of the standard...

 

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Exact colorations of graphs and digraphs (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1996)

A coloration is an exact regular coloration if whenever two vertices are colored the same...

 

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Betweenness centrality measures for directed graphs (with Douglas R. White), Social Networks (1994)

This paper generalizes Freeman's geodesic centrality measures for betweenness on undirected graphs to the more...

 

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Ecological and perfect colorings (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1994)

A recent study (Hummon and Carley 1992) has indicated that one of the main research...

 

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Regular blockmodels of multiway, multimode matrices (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1992)

Blockmodels are used to collapse redundant elements in a system in order to clarify the...

 

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Special issue on blockmodels: Introduction, Social Networks (1992)

Special issue on blockmodels: Introduction

 
Notions of position in social network analysis (with M. G. Everett), Sociological Methodology (1992)
 

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Centrality in valued graphs: A measure of betweenness based on network flow (with Linton C. Freeman and Douglas R. White), Social Networks (1991)

A new measure of centrality, CF, is introduced. It is based on the concept of...

 

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A note on juncture homomorphisms (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1990)

We show that a juncture homomorphism does not imply that the associated semigroups of a...

 

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LS sets, lambda sets and other cohesive subsets (with Martin G. Everett and Paul R. Shirey), Social Networks (1990)

Seidman (1983a) has suggested that the engineering concept of LS sets provides a good formalization...

 

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A testing example for positional analysis techniques (with M. G. Everett), Social Networks (1990)

In trying to assess the validity of formal definitions of positional analysis it is necessary...

 

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Iterated roles: Mathematics and application (with John Boyd and Martin Everett), Social Networks (1989)

Recent work by Borgatti and Everett (1989) has shown that the collection of regular equivalences...

 

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The class of all regular equivalences: Algebraic structure and computation (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1989)

In this paper, we explore the structure of the set of all regular equivalences (White...

 

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Calculating role similarities: An algorithm that helps determine the orbits of a graph (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1988)

The orbits or a graph, diagraph or network provide an effective definition for role equivalence...

 

Knowledge Management

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On Measuring Individual Knowledge in Organizations (with Inga Carboni), Organizational Research Methods (2007)

How can knowledge held by individuals and groups be accurately measured when the a priori...

 

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Knowing what we know:: Supporting knowledge creation and sharing in social networks (with Rob Cross, Andrew Parker, and Laurence Prusak), Organizational Dynamics (2001)
 

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Beyond answers: dimensions of the advice network (with Rob Cross and Andrew Parker), Social Networks (2001)

In this paper, we report the result of a research project investigating social aspects of...

 

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Professional Service Constellations: How Strategies and Capabilities Influence Collaborative Stability and Change (with Candace Jones, William S. Hesterly, and Karin Fladmoe-Lindquist), Organization Science (1998)

Constellations—alliances among multiple firms—are used to perform complex, customized work in professional service. We examine...

 

Network Dynamics

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Analyzing Affiliation Networks (with D. Halgin), The Sage Handbook of Social Network Analysis (2011)

This sparkling Handbook offers an unrivalled resource for those engaged in the cutting edge field...

 

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Consensus Analysis (with D. Halgin), A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology (2011)

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology...

 

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Evaluating product development systems using network analysis (with Shawn T. Collins and Ali A. Yassine), Systems Engineering (2009)

This paper proposes the integration of two systems engineering analysis tools, the Design Structure Matrix...

 

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On the robustness of centrality measures under conditions of imperfect data (with Kathleen M. Carley and David Krackhardt), Social Networks (2006)

An analysis is conducted on the robustness of measures of centrality in the face of...

 

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The Network Paradigm in Organizational Research: A Review and Typology (with Pacey C. Foster), Journal of Management (2003)

In this paper, we review and analyze the emerging network paradigm in organizational research. We...

 

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Statistical analysis of network data—an application to diffusion of innovation (with Jukka Nyblom, Juha Roslakka, and Mikko A. Salo), Social Networks (2003)

General methodology is developed here to deal with the association between a a binary variable...

 

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Network Role Analysis in the Study of Food Webs: An Application of Regular Role Coloration (with Jeffrey C. Johnson, Joseph J. Luczkovich, and Martin G. Everett), Journal of Social Structure (2001)

In the last fifteen years, ecosystem ecologists have developed a theoretical approach and a set...

 

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The centrality of groups and classes (with M. G. Everett), The Journal of Mathematical Sociology (1999)

This paper extends the standard network centrality measures of degree, closeness and betweenness to apply...

 

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Two algorithms for computing regular equivalence (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1993)

In this paper we present two algorithms for computing the extent of regular equivalence among...

 

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An extension of regular colouring of graphs to digraphs, networks and hypergraphs (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1993)

The use of regular graph colouring as an equivalent simple definition for regular equivalence is...

 

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Graph colorings and power in experimental exchange networks (with Martin G. Everett), Social Networks (1992)

The principal goal of studying experimental exchange networks is to understand the relationship between power...

 

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Ego‐centered and local roles: A graph theoretic approach (with Martin G. Everett and John P. Boyd), The Journal of Mathematical Sociology (1990)

Structural equivalence (Lorrain and White, 1971) and automorphic equivalence (Everett, 1985) are generalized to define...

 

Research Methods

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A Statistical Method for Comparing Aggregate Data Across A Priori Groups, Field Methods (2002)

This article introduces a new method for statistically comparing pairs of aggregate data series. Aggregate...

 

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The methods, Using methods in the field: A practical introduction and casebook (2002)
 

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Reasoning with numbers (with W. P. Handwerker), Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology (1998)

The Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology establishes a benchmark for synthesizing anthropological research practices...

 

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Centrality–IS Proficiency Alignment and Workgroup Performance (with Gerald C. Kane), Management Information Systems Quarterly (2011)

Virtually all of the extensive previous research investigating the effect of information systems proficiency on...

 

Management

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Medical managers' beliefs about reduced-hour physicians (with Jennifer K. Hartwell and Rosalind C. Barnett), Journal of Health Organization and Management (2004)

This paper examines medical managers' beliefs about the impact reduced-hour career paths for physicians has...

 

Ethnography

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Elicitation techniques for cultural domain analysis, Ethnographer's Toolkit (1999)

In a series of seven brief books, the editors and authors of the Ethnographer's Tookit...

 

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Defining and Measuring Trophic Role Similarity in Food Webs Using Regular Equivalence (with Joseph J. Luczkovich, Jeffrey C. Johnson, and Martin G. Everett), Journal of Theoretical Biology (2003)

We present a graph theoretic model of analysing food web structure called regular equivalence. Regular...

 

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Salience Counts—And So Does Accuracy: Correcting and Updating a Measure for Free-List-Item Salience (with J. Jerome Smith), Journal of Linguistic Anthropology (1997)
 

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The regular coloration of graphs (with M. G. Everett), Applications of combinatorial mathematics (1997)

In the last thirty years, combinatorial mathematics has found itself at the heart of many...

 
Cultural domain analysis, Journal of Quantitative Anthropology (1994)
 

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Regular equivalence: General theory (with Martin G. Everett), The Journal of Mathematical Sociology (1994)

The theory of regular equivalence has advanced over the last 15 years on a number...

 

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Role colouring a graph (with Martin G. Everett), Mathematical Social Sciences (1991)

The role colouring of a graph is an assignment of colours to the vertices which...