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Does anyone have examples of analysis of information sharing and collaboration 
networks among employees of US federal agencies?

We are beginning a study of information sharing and collaboration between 
scientists and  resource managers in the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land 
Management, and other federal natural resources agencies. We are aware of:

Birk, S.M. 2005. Application of network analysis in evaluating knowledge 
capacity. New Directions for Evaluation, 107, Fall, 69-79. 

which examined networks among technical experts in the Idaho National 
Laboratory, but have located no other similar papers.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. They need not be about natural 
resources agency personnel, but it would be most useful if they were about 
federal personnel.

Thanks!          -ken

Ken Vance-Borland, Executive Director
The Conservation Planning Institute
"To protect and restore biological diversity through innovative conservation 

that is focused on effective implementation"
Tel:(541)231-7949 Email: [log in to unmask] Skype: ken.vance.borland
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