A Teaching Topic in Strategy and Structure
Network Assessment and Analysis
This teaching topic deals with assessing and analyzing the characteristics of networks.
Recommended Reading (Harvard MLD-101B)
Excerpts from Dickerson, Dennis. 1998. “Becoming a Leader: The Omaha Years.” In Militant Mediator: Whitney M. Young Jr. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. Pages 56-87; 326-329.
Excerpts from Dickerson, Dennis. 1998. “Maintaining the Middle Ground.” In Militant Mediator: Whitney M. Young Jr. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. Pages 161-171, 183; 339-342.
Wei-Skillern, J., & Marciano, S. (2008). The Networked Nonprofit. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 6(2), 38-43.
Leonard, H. B. (2002). A Short Note on Public Sector Strategy Building. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Kennedy School.
Pettigrew, T. F., & Tropp, L. R. (2000). Does intergroup contact reduce prejudice: Recent meta-analytic findings. Reducing prejudice and discrimination. (pp. 93-114). Mahwah, NJ US: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.
Ibarra, H., & Hunter, M. (2007). How Leaders Create and Use Networks. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 40-47.
Krackhardt, D., & Hanson, J. R. (1993). Informal networks: The company behind the charts. Harvard Business Review, 71(4), 104-111.
Burt, R. S. (2000). The Network Structure of Social Capital. Research in Organizational Behavior, 22, 345.
Burt, R. S. (1998). The gender of social capital. Rationality and Society, 10(1), 5-46.
Ibarra, H. (1993). Personal networks of women and minorities in management. The Academy of Management Review, 18(1), 56-87.
Source: MLD-101B Syllabus from http://www.hks.harvard.edu/degrees/teaching-courses/course-listing/mld-101-b (accessed 23 January 2013)
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