***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** _______________________________________________________________________ S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, FRSC NetLab Director Department of Sociology 725 Spadina Avenue, Room 388 University of Toronto Toronto Canada M5S 2J4 twitter:barrywellman http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman fax:+1-416-978-3963 Updating history: http://chass.utoronto.ca/oldnew/cybertimes.php _______________________________________________________________________ Available All the Time: Etiquette for the Social Networking Age , Knowledge@Wharton Summary: As social networking sites and 24-hour Blackberry access blur the lines between business and personal lives, managers and employees are struggling to develop new social norms to guide them through the ongoing evolution of communications technology. Wharton faculty and other experts say the process of creating rules to cope with the ever-expanding reach of modern communications has just begun, but will be shaped largely by individuals and organizations, not top-down decrees from a digital Emily Post. *  Available All the Time: Etiquette for the Social Networking Age, 2009/09/30, Knowledge@Wharton  http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2349 _________________________________________________________________ 17. Network structure of Japanese firms. Scale-free, hierarchy, and degree correlation: analysis from 800,000 firms , Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal Abstract: We analyze fundamental characteristics of the inter-firm transaction network through the data of 800,000 Japanese firms. We find that there exists a hierarchical structure and a negative degree correlation in this transaction network. We also find that this undirected network is a scale-free network. We bring to light these characteristics of the network and discuss why there is an important need to conduct research work on the actual network structure. *  Network structure of Japanese firms. Scale-free, hierarchy, and degree correlation: analysis from 800,000 firms, Tomohiko Konno, 2009/10/01, Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 2009, vol. 3, issue 31 http://www.economics-ejournal.org/economics/journalarticles/2009-31/version_1/count _________________________________________________________________ 19.02. Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business , Wiley Summary: A fascinating, research-based look at the impact of social media on businesses and consumers around the world, and what's in store for the future. Brands can now be strengthened or destroyed by the use of social media. Online networking sites are being used as giant, free focus groups. Advertising is less effective at influencing consumers than the opinions of their peers. Socialnomics is essential book for anyone who wants to understand the implications of social media, and how businesses can tap the power of social media to increase their sales, cut their marketing costs, and reach consumers directly. *  Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business, 2009/08/24, Wiley http://www.amazon.com/dp/0470477237?tag=compldiges-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&cr eativeASIN=0470477237&adid=1MHG56KNEPX4AD0FXPMY& _____________________________________________________________________ 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.