***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** A few weeks back I posted a request for articles/links on interorganizational networks and economic development. Thanks to everyone who replied. Below you can find a compilation of the cites and links I received, as well as a couple we found in our search..............Steve Armistead and Pettigrew (2004) Effective partnerships: building a sub regional network of reflective practitioners, Journal of management, v17, i7, p 571-585. Brass, D.J., Galaskiewicz, J., Greve, H.R., & Tsui, W. (2004) Taking stock of networks and organizations: A multilevel perspective. Academy of Management Journal, 47, 795-819. Hagen, G., Killinger, D. K. and Streeter, R. B. (1997). An analysis of communication networks among Tampa Bay economic development organizations. Connections, 20(2), 13-22. Hardy, C., Phillips, N., & Lawrence, T. B. (2003). Resources, knowledge and influence: The organizational effects of interorganizational collaboration. Journal of Management Studies, 40, 321-347. Teigland, R., Hallencreutz, D., & Lundequist, P. (In press). Uppsala BIO - the Life Science Initiative: Experiences of and Reflections on Starting a Regional Competitiveness Initiative. In R. MacGregor (Ed.) Small Business Clustering Technologies: Applications in Marketing, Management, IT and Economics, London: Idea Group Inc. (contact [log in to unmask]) Tiegland, R. & Lindqvist, G. (forthcoming). Seeing eye to eye: How do public and private sector views of a Biotech cluster and its cluster initiative differ? European Planning Studies. (contact [log in to unmask]) Uzzi, B. (1997). Social structure and competition in interfirm networks: The paradox of embeddedness. Administrative Science Quarterly, 42, 35-67. And From Valdis Krebs: "Not an academic study, but I'm doing several network mapping projects with econ devel firms in Ohio. Here is a white paper on the first project[how an econ devel firm helped local organizations connect for economic benefit] and an older network map of NE Ohio econ devel firms and their collaborations and support [The undirected links are partnerships/collaborations, and the directed links are money/ resource flows]." http://www.orgnet.com/BuildingNetworks.pdf http://www.orgnet.com/neohio.gif ________________________________________________ Steven R. (Steve) Corman Professor, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Arizona State University http://www.public.asu.edu/~corman Chair, Organizational Communication Division International Communication Association http://www.icahdq.org _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.