Thanks a lot to everyone who replied to my 'question for help' (see
below). I received a lot of references and even some papers. If
anyone is interested in the references, just send me an email and I
will send you the list.
> Since I am new to this list, I will introduce myself first. I am a PhD
> student at the faculty of Mangement and Organization (University
of Groningen, the Netherlands). The main focus of my research is
0000,7F00,7F00upon the coordination-performance relationship within
organizations. I will use SNA to study this relationship.
> The question I like to ask you concerns the interplay between
> formal and informal networks within organizations. My 'belief' ( it
> isn't more than an idea yet) is that there is some sort of optimal fit
> (or level of congruency/overlap) between formal and informal
networks in order to reach an effective level of performance. Could
you please point to me some references in the literature, if any?
Thank you in advance.
> Sonja Rispens0100,0100,0100
Department of Knowledge Management
Faculty of Management and Organization
University of Groningen
P.O. Box 800
9700 AV Groningen