Formal and informal networks in organizations

Anna Torriero, Silvana Stefani

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Abstract

Through the study case of a restructuring process of a company, we illustrate how to detect informal networks in a company. A survey was conducted by questionnaires. We made use of eigencentrality applied to the resulting graphs. Based on the concept of hubs and authorities, we compare the informal relationships within the company with the formal structure and comment the roles and their significance
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Dynamic Modeling of Economic and Social Systems
EditorsA.N. Proto, M. Squillante, J. Kacprzyk
Pages61-77
Number of pages17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameSTUDIES IN COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Keywords

  • centrality
  • eigenvector
  • organizational networks

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