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Thanks to everyone who responded to my request for sample SNA instruments. A
question: Are users of Socnet requested to make responses to ALL of Socnet
or only to the individual who sent the query? I had thought the former (so
that all people could benefit from the response).
>From: Dc Christopoulos <[log in to unmask]>
>To: Michael Reed <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: RE: data collection instruments?
>Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 20:38:32 +0000
>I attach an instrument I used a few years ago to measure innovation
>networks among a group of senior managers in a successful company. I was
>attempting to locate innovation support networks among them.
>Your issue is whether you need a name generator (ie you do not know the
>boundari.e.s of your group) or have a list of members to an association or
>club that you can use. If you are going to employ some form of snowballing
>then name generators are more appropriate. as you can see in the attached
>I employed a combination of the two as I was worried i may be mIssing-out
>an important node.
>Hope this is useful
>Dr Dimitris C Christopoulos
>Department of Politics
>Bristol BS16 1QY
>From: Social Networks Discussion Forum on behalf of Michael Reed
>Sent: Mon 09/01/2006 19:18
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: data collection instruments?
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>I am soon to do my first SNA research, a pilot project with a group of
>women entrepreneurs existing in a small Midwestern city. This first time I
>want to use only binary data (yes/no, presence/absence of some
>that can be directional. I will use Ucinet 6 and Netdraw.
>Would anyone be willing to share with me some SNA data collection
>instruments so that I can get a sense how these are structured? Thus far,
>Steve Borgatti has generously shared with me the following survey (used in
>one of his classes):
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