Research

Signature Publications

Highly cited and influential network articles from LINKS Center members.

Andrevski, G., Brass, D. J., & Ferrier, W. J. (2016). Alliance portfolio configurations and competitive action frequency. Journal of Management, 42(4), 811-837.

Andrevski, G., & Ferrier, W. J. (2019). Does it pay to compete aggressively? Contingent roles of internal and external resources. Journal of Management, 45(2), 620-644.

Borgatti, S. P., Everett, M. G., & Freeman, L. C. (2002). Ucinet for Windows: Software for social network analysis. Harvard, MA: Analytic Technologies, 6.

Borgatti, S. P., & Foster, P. C. (2003). The network paradigm in organizational research: A review and typology. Journal of Management, 29(6), 991-1013.

Borgatti, S. P., Mehra, A., Brass, D. J., & Labianca, G. (2009). Network analysis in the social sciences. Science, 323(5916), 892-895.

Borgatti, S. P., & Halgin, D. S. (2011). On network theory. Organization Science, 22(5), 1168-1181.

Borgatti, S. P., Brass, D. J., & Halgin, D. S. (2014). Social network research: Confusions, criticisms, and controversies. In Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Social Networks (pp. 1-29). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Brass, D. J. (1984). Being in the right place: A structural analysis of individual influence in an organization. Administrative Science Quarterly, 518-539.

Brass, D. J., Galaskiewicz, J., Greve, H. R., & Tsai, W. (2004). Taking stock of networks and organizations: A multilevel perspective. Academy of Management Journal, 47(6), 795-817.

Compion, S., Ofem, B., Ferrier, W., Borgatti, S., Cook-Craig, P., Jensen, J., & Nah, S. (2015). The collaboration networks of economic development organizations in Eastern Kentucky. Journal of Appalachian Studies, 21(1), 105-127.

Halgin, D. S., & Borgatti, S. P. (2012). An introduction to personal network analysis and tie churn statistics using E-NET. Connections, 32(1), 37-48.

Kane, G. C., Alavi, M., Labianca, G. J., & Borgatti, S. (2012). What’s different about social media networks? A framework and research agenda. MIS Quarterly, 38(1), 274-304.

Kim, J. Y., Howard, M., Cox Pahnke, E., & Boeker, W. (2016). Understanding network formation in strategy research: Exponential random graph models. Strategic Management Journal, 37(1), 22-44.

Kim, J. Y., Steensma, H. K., & Park, H. D. (2019). The influence of technological links, social ties, and incumbent firm opportunistic propensity on the formation of corporate venture capital deals. Journal of Management, 45(4), 1595-1622.

Mehra, A., Kilduff, M., & Brass, D. J. (1998). At the margins: A distinctiveness approach to the social identity and social networks of underrepresented groups. Academy of Management Journal, 41(4), 441-452.

Mehra, A., Kilduff, M., & Brass, D. J. (2001). The social networks of high and low self-monitors: Implications for workplace performance. Administrative Science Quarterly, 46(1), 121-146.

Mehra, A., Borgatti, S. P., Soltis, S., Floyd, T., Halgin, D. S., Ofem, B., & Lopez-Kidwell, V. (2014). Imaginary worlds: Using visual network scales to capture perceptions of social networks. In Contemporary perspectives on organizational social networks (pp. 315-336). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Oh, H., Chung, M. H., & Labianca, G. (2004). Group social capital and group effectiveness: The role of informal socializing ties. Academy of Management Journal, 47(6), 860-875.

Soltis, S. M., Agneessens, F., Sasovova, Z., & Labianca, G. (2013). A social network perspective on turnover intentions: The role of distributive justice and social support. Human Resource Management, 52(4), 561-584.

Soltis, S. M., Brass, D. J., & Lepak, D. P. (2018). Social resource management: Integrating social network theory and human resource management. Academy of Management Annals, 12(2), 537-573.

Withers, M., Kim, J. Y. R., & Howard, M. (2018). The evolution of the board interlock network following Sarbanes-Oxley. Social Networks, 52, 56-67.

Recent Publications

Network publications by LINKS Center faculty over the past 5 years.

2019

Brands, R. A., & Mehra, A. (2019). Gender, brokerage, and performance: A construal approach. Academy of Management Journal, 62(1), 196-219.

Grosser, T. J., Obstfeld, D., Labianca, G., & Borgatti, S. P. (2019). Measuring mediation and separation brokerage orientations: A further step toward studying the social network brokerage process. Academy of Management Discoveries, 5(2), 114-136.

Halgin, D. S., Borgatti, S. P., & Huang, Z. (2019). Prismatic effects of negative ties. Social Networks.

Kim, J. Y., Steensma, H. K., & Park, H. D. (2019). The influence of technological links, social ties, and incumbent firm opportunistic propensity on the formation of corporate venture capital deals. Journal of Management, 45(4), 1595-1622.

Ofem, B., Arya, B., & Borgatti, S. P. (2018). The drivers of collaborative success between rural economic development organizations. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 47(6), 1113-1134.

2018

Borgatti, S. P., Everett, M. G., & Johnson, J. C. (2018). Analyzing social networks. Sage.

Brass, D. J. (2018). A social network perspective on organizational citizenship behavior. The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior, 317-330.

Everett, M. G., Broccatelli, C., Borgatti, S. P., & Koskinen, J. (2018). Measuring knowledge and experience in two mode temporal networks. Social Networks, 55, 63-73.

Grosser, T. J., Obstfeld, D., Choi, E. W., Woehler, M., Lopez-Kidwell, V., Labianca, G., & Borgatti, S. P. (2018). A sociopolitical perspective on employee innovativeness and job performance: The role of political skill and network structure. Organization Science, 29(4), 612-632.

LopezKidwell, V., Niven, K., & Labianca, G. (2018). Predicting workplace relational dynamics using an affective model of relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(9), 1129-1141.

Marineau, J. E., Hood, A., & Labianca, G. (2018). Multiplex conflict: Examining the effects of overlapping work-related and personal-based conflict on advice-seeking in organizations. Journal of Business and Psychology, 33(5), 596-610.

Marineau, J. E., Labianca, G. J., Brass, D. J., Borgatti, S. P., & Vecchi, P. (2018). Individuals’ power and their social network accuracy: A situated cognition perspective. Social Networks, 54, 145-161.

Perry, B. L., Pescosolido, B. A., & Borgatti, S. P. (2018). Egocentric network analysis: Foundations, methods, and models (Vol. 44). Cambridge university press.

Soltis, S. M., Brass, D. J., & Lepak, D. P. (2018). Social resource management: Integrating social network theory and human resource management. Academy of Management Annals, 12(2), 537-573.

Walsh, I. J., Halgin, D. S., & Huang, Z. (2018). Making old friends: Understanding the causes and consequences of maintaining former coworker relationships. Academy of Management Discoveries, 4(4), 410-428.

Withers, M., Kim, J. Y. R., & Howard, M. (2018). The evolution of the board interlock network following Sarbanes-Oxley. Social Networks, 52, 56-67.

2017

Agneessens, F., Borgatti, S. P., & Everett, M. G. (2017). Geodesic based centrality: unifying the local and the global. Social Networks, 49, 12-26.

Brass, D. J. (2017). Intraorganizational power and dependence. The Blackwell companion to organizations, 138-157.

de Klepper, M. C., Labianca, G., Sleebos, E., & Agneessens, F. (2017). Sociometric status and peer control attempts: A multiple status hierarchies approach. Journal of Management Studies, 54(1), 1-31.

Ferguson, J. E., Groenewegen, P., Moser, C., Borgatti, S. P., & Mohr, J. W. (2017). Structure, content, and meaning of organizational networks: Extending network thinking, introduction. In Structure, Content and Meaning of Organizational Networks: Extending Network Thinking (pp. 1-15). Emerald Publishing Limited.

Groenewegen, P., Ferguson, J. E., Moser, C., Mohr, J., & Borgatti, S. P. (2017). Structure, content and meaning of organizational networks: Extending network thinking. Emerald Group Publishing.

Grosser, T. J., Venkataramani, V., & Labianca, G. J. (2017). An alter-centric perspective on employee innovation: The importance of alters’ creative self-efficacy and network structure. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102(9), 1360.

Kilduff, M., Mehra, A., Gioia, D. A. D., & Borgatti, S. (2017). Brokering trust to enhance leadership: A self-monitoring approach to leadership emergence. In Knowledge and networks (pp. 221-240). Springer, Cham.

Sasidharan, S., Santhanam, R., & Brass, D. (2017). Assimilation of enterprise information systems: Knowledge support from people and systems. International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD), 8(1), 18-32.

Sung, W., Woehler, M. L., Fagan, J. M., Grosser, T. J., Floyd, T. M., & Labianca, G. J. (2017). Employees’ responses to an organizational merger: Intraindividual change in organizational identification, attachment, and turnover. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102(6), 910.

2016

Andrevski, G., Brass, D. J., & Ferrier, W. J. (2016). Alliance portfolio configurations and competitive action frequency. Journal of Management, 42(4), 811-837.

Brandes, U., Borgatti, S. P., & Freeman, L. C. (2016). Maintaining the duality of closeness and betweenness centrality. Social Networks, 44, 153-159.

Clegg, S., Josserand, E., Mehra, A., & Pitsis, T. S. (2016). The transformative power of network dynamics: A research agenda. Organization Studies, 37(3), 277-291.

Kim, J. Y., Howard, M., Cox Pahnke, E., & Boeker, W. (2016). Understanding network formation in strategy research: Exponential random graph models. Strategic Management Journal, 37(1), 22-44.

Marineau, J. E., Labianca, G. J., & Kane, G. C. (2016). Direct and indirect negative ties and individual performance. Social Networks, 44, 238-252.

Parker, A., Halgin, D. S., & Borgatti, S. P. (2016). Dynamics of social capital: Effects of performance feedback on network change. Organization Studies, 37(3), 375-397.

2015

Borgatti, S. P. (2015). Software review: FLAME (Version 1.1). Field Methods, 27(2), 199-205.

Borgatti, S. P., & Grosser, T. J. (2015). Structural equivalence: Meaning and measures. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition (p621-625).  Elsevier.

Casciaro, T., Barsade, S. G., Edmondson, A. C., Gibson, C. B., Krackhardt, D., & Labianca, G. (2015). The integration of psychological and network perspectives in organizational scholarship. Organization Science, 26(4), 1162-1176.

Compion, S., Ofem, B., Ferrier, W., Borgatti, S., Cook-Craig, P., Jensen, J., & Nah, S. (2015). The collaboration networks of economic development organizations in Eastern Kentucky. Journal of Appalachian Studies, 21(1), 105-127.

Halgin, D. S., Gopalakrishnan, G. M., & Borgatti, S. P. (2015). Structure and agency in networked, distributed work: The role of work engagement. American Behavioral Scientist, 59(4), 457-474.

Liu, D., Brass, D., Lu, Y., & Chen, D. (2015). Friendships in online peer-to-peer lending: Pipes, prisms, and relational herding. Mis Quarterly, 39(3), 729-742.

Sterling, C. M., & Labianca, G. J. (2015). Costly comparisons: Managing envy in the workplace. Organizational Dynamics, 44(4), 296-305.

Tröster, C., Mehra, A., & van Knippenberg, D. (2015). Culturally diverse teams may require more central coordination than others. LSE Business Review.

2014

Borgatti, S. P., Brass, D. J., & Halgin, D. S. (2014). Social network research: Confusions, criticisms, and controversies. In Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Social Networks (pp. 1-29). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Borgatti, S. P., Everett, M. G., & Freeman, L. C. (2014). Ucinet. Encyclopedia of social network analysis and mining, 2261-2267.

Brass, D., Labianca, G., Mehra, A., Halgin, D., & Borgatti, S. P. (2014). Contemporary perspectives on organizational social networks. Emerald Group Publishing.

Dhand, A., Harp, J., & Borgatti, S. P. (2014). Leadership in neurology: A social network analysis. Annals of neurology, 75(3), 342-350.

Dhand, A., Harp, J., & Borgatti, S. (2014). Social Network Analysis of Presidents in Neurology Professional Organizations Since 1948 (P1. 298).

Everett, M. G., & Borgatti, S. P. (2014). Networks containing negative ties. Social Networks, 38, 111-120.

Han, J., Han, J., & Brass, D. J. (2014). Human capital diversity in the creation of social capital for team creativity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35(1), 54-71.

Kane, G. C., Alavi, M., Labianca, J., & Borgatti, S. (2014). Integrating social networks and information systems: A review and framework for research. MIS Quarterly, 38(1), 275-304.

Labianca, G. (2014). Negative ties in organizational networks. In Contemporary perspectives on organizational social networks (pp. 239-259). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Mehra, A., Borgatti, S. P., Soltis, S., Floyd, T., Halgin, D. S., Ofem, B., & Lopez-Kidwell, V. (2014). Imaginary worlds: Using visual network scales to capture perceptions of social networks. In Contemporary perspectives on organizational social networks (pp. 315-336). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Obstfeld, D., Borgatti, S. P., & Davis, J. (2014). Brokerage as a process: Decoupling third party action from social network structure. In Contemporary perspectives on organizational social networks (pp. 135-159). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Shipilov, A., Labianca, G., Kalnysh, V., & Kalnysh, Y. (2014). Network-building behavioral tendencies, range, and promotion speed. Social Networks, 39, 71-83.

Smith, J. M., Halgin, D. S., Kidwell-Lopez, V., Labianca, G., Brass, D. J., & Borgatti, S. P. (2014). Power in politically charged networks. Social Networks, 36, 162-176.

Tröster, C., Mehra, A., & van Knippenberg, D. (2014). Structuring for team success: The interactive effects of network structure and cultural diversity on team potency and performance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 124(2), 245-255.