***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** I would like to understand how others have operationalized the concept of collaboration or coordination from a social network perspective. Specifically, I'm interested in intra-firm collaboration between organizational subunits, but I'd be interested in definitions or ideas from other contexts as well. I imagine that there are a number of different types of relationships involved: information-sharing, trust, resource exchange, awareness of what other group or individuals know, etc.? Also, perhaps these relationships need to be reciprocal? Is anyone aware of a definition for collaboration or coordination that they can share with me or point me towards? Any insights would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Steve --- Steve Garcia P h i l o s o p h y I B ...releasing the power of internal brand (973) 443-9202 ext. 33 (973) 668-0278 mobile (253) 322-6636 fax www.philosophyib.com <http://www.philosophyib.com/> Confidentiality Notice: The information in this email (including all attachments) is intended for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed only and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient, or the employee or agent responsible for delivering this email to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copying or use of this communication is strictly prohibited. Thank you. _____________________________________________________________________ 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.