***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Hi Martin, You might be interested in our multilevel (so-called fish/pond) model and in current efforts to look at its dynamics. With best regards, Emmanuel Lazega References Lazega, Emmanuel, Jourda, Marie-Thérèse, Mounier, Lise et Stofer, Rafaël (2008), "Catching up with big fish in the big pond? Multi-level network analysis through linked design", /Social Networks/, 30:157-176. Brailly, Julien et Emmanuel Lazega (2012), "Diversité des approches de la modélisation multiniveaux en analyses de réseaux sociaux et organisationnels",/Mathématiques et Sciences Humaines/, 198:5-32 Le 06/11/2012 15:16, Martin Goossen a écrit : > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > Fellow SocNetters, > > I am looking for suggestions on research (published or unpublished) > that examines the micro-foundations of interorganizational > relationships. In particular, I am interested in works that explore > how characteristics of interorganizational ties influence the micro > aspects of such ties such as the choice of boundary spanners involved > in such ties, the number and characteristics of such boundary spanners > and the formation or dissolution of interpersonal ties among boundary > spanners (across organizations) or among individuals in the same > organization. The metaphor I have in mind in exploring these > cross-level relationships is Coleman's (1990) boat (or bathtub), which > suggests that an understanding of macro-macro relationships requires > an examination of how characteristics of macro phenomena (e.g., > interorganizational ties) affect micro-level processes and how these > micro processes affect macro outcomes. I will summarize the responses > for this list. Thank you in advance. > > With best regards, > > Martin Goossen > > ---------- > /Martin Goossen/ > /PhD candidate/ > /Department of Strategy/ > /HEC Paris/ > [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>/ > > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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. -- Emmanuel Lazega Professor, Sciences Po CSO-CNRS 19 rue Amélie 75007 Paris +331 40 62 65 72 http://www.elazega.fr [log in to unmask] _____________________________________________________________________ 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.