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My advice is try your best to get as high a response rate as possible,
but recognize that 100% response rates are very hard to achieve. Valdis
Krebs has excellent suggestions for improving response rates and data
quality in organizations. Don't despair if you have 75% response rates
since we know at least some measures are robust even with missing data.
See our paper.
Costenbader, E. & Valente, T. W. (2003). The stability of centrality
measures when networks are sampled. Social Networks, 25, 283-307
gian luca petruzzi wrote:
>using some SNA variables, I created a network structure which may improve communication flow in
>I would like to test this model:
>2) I collect data through interviews in a software firms, with 75% of response rate.
>As i choose a full network mode, it makes sense to use incomplete data?? can you advice me to collect full
>network data through other way?
>Thanks in advance
>Gian Luca Petruzzi
>management and organisation department
>politecnico di bari
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