Network Governance: Concepts, Theories, and Applications

Section I. NetworksIntroduction: Networks and Network GovernanceDefining Networks and Network GovernanceDefinitions of Networks and Network GovernanceNebvork Studies and Examples of NetworksThe Rise of Networks and the Demand for Network GovernanceKey Theories and Frameworks in Network GovernanceAims of this BookOrganization of the BookReferencesInterorganizational Networks and Social Network AnalysisInterorganizational Networks =Components of An Interorganizational NetworkActors and RelationsBenefits of Interorganizational NetworksChallenges of Interorganizational NetworksConditions Required for Interorganizational NetworksSocial Network Analysis: A Brief OverviewResearch Design, Unit of Analysis, and Network Boundary SettingUse of Social Network Analysis for Interorganizational CollaborationConclusionReferencesNetwork Types, Function, and StructuresTypes of Networks and Their Function in Public Policy and AdministrationDifferent Types of Interorganizational NetworksInformation Sharing NetworksKnowledge Sharing NetworksResource Exchange NetworksCapacity Building NetworksService Provision NetworksFormal and Informal NetworksDefinition and Importance of Formal and Informal networksSocial Capital and TrustCollaborative Networks, Policy Networks, and Governance NetworksCollaborative NetworksPolicy NetworksGovernance NetworksNetwork StructureThe Importance of Nebvork StructuresKey Measures of Network StructuresConclusionReferencesNetwork Formation, Development, Resilience and Sustainability, Demise, and TransformationFactors of Success for Network Design and FormationNetwork DevelopmentNetwork Resilience and SustainabilityKey Elements of Network Resilience and SustainabilityHow Networks Are Sustained?Networks’ Demise and TransformationWhy Do Networks Fail?Lessons Learned Front Failed NebvorksNetwork Evolution and Implications for PracticeConclusionReferencesSection II. Network GovernanceNetwork Management and LeadershipComplexity of Network Management and LeadershipManagement of NetworksLeadership in NetworksA Behavioral PerspectiveA Social Network PerspectiveA Contingency Model to Understand the Behaviors of Network Management and LeadershipContextual FactorsCollaboration Process and StructuresNebvork Characteristics and Governance StructuresConclusionReferencesKnowledge Management and Information Exchange in NetworksNature and Importance of Information and Knowledge for NetworksKnowledge Management in NetworksKnowledge Sharing and Information Exchange in Formal and Informal NetworksThe Use of Information and Communication Technology in NetworksKnowledge-Sharing Barriers in NetworksKnowledge Sharing and Network LearningConclusionReferencesPower and Decision-Making in Interorganizational NetworksSources of Power in Hierarchical Structures and Iuterorgauizatioual NetworksStudying Power Relations in NetworksComplexity of Power Relations and Decision-making in NetworksPower Relations in NetworksPower Imbalance in NetworksPower Sharing in NetworksPower and Network EffectivenessLeadership in Promoting the Public Interest in NetworksConclusionReferencesLegitimacy and Accountability in NetworksNetwork LegitimacyLegitimacy in Network-As-FormLegitimacy in Network-As-EntityLegitimacy in Network-As-InteractionHybrid Nature of the Network AccountabilityNetwork AccountabilityFormal Nebvork AccountabilityInformal Network AccountabilityNetwork Governance and AccountabilityConclusionReferencesNetwork Performance and EvaluationThe Multidimensional Nature of Network PerformanceProcesses and OutcomesFactors Influencing Network EffectivenessContextual FactorsStructural Characteristics of NetworksNetwork Functioning FactorsA Theory-Driven Approach and a Logical Approach to Conceptualize Network PerformanceA Logic Model Approach to Network PerformanceA Multilevel Approach to Network EffectivenessEvaluating Nebvork Performance at Different LevelsEffectiveness at the Organization/Participant LevelEffectiveness at the Network LevelNetwork Effectiveness at the Community LevelNebvork Analysis to Assess Network PerformanceConclusionReferencesSection III. ApplicationsNetworks in Emergency and Crisis ManagementEmergency and Crisis Management Networks: A Multilevel and Cross-Sector Emergency and Crisis Management SystemThe Importance of Networks in Emergency and Crisis ManagementEmergency and Crisis Management NetworksDifferent Types of Emergency and Crisis Management NetworksStructures of Emergency and Crisis Management NetworksPerformance Evaluation in Emergency and Crisis Management NetworksLeadership in Emergency and Crisis Management NetworksApplication of Network Analysis: Key Actors and Network StructuresConclusionReferencesThe List of 38 Agencies for the 15 ESFs in the NRFNetworks in Community and Economic DevelopmentCollaboration for Economic and Community DevelopmentTypes and Structures of Economic and Community Development NetworksEconomic Development Policy Networks and EDO NetworksFormal Economic Development Policy NetworksInformal Economic Development Policy Communication NetworksEconomic Development Organization (EDO) NetworksStructure of Economic and Community Development NetworksFormation and Development of Economic and Community Development NetworksLocal Governments’ Nehvorking BehaviorsInstitutional Collective Action FrameworkFactors Contributing to Economic and Community Development NetworksEconomic Conditions and Business EnvironmentPolitical and Legal InstitutionsRelationshipsApplications of Network Analysis in Community and Economic Development NetworksConclusionReferencesNetworks in Human and Social ServicesWhy Do Interorganizational Networks Exist in Human and Social Services?Network Type, Structure, Evolution, and Network Governance in Service DeliveryDiverse Types of Sendee Delivery’ NetworksStructure, Evolution, and Governance of Sendee Delivery NetworksPerformance and Management of Intel-organizational Networks in Human and Social ServicesEvaluating Performance of Service NetworksNebvork Management in Service Delivery NebvorksApplications of Social Network AnalysisNetwork Analysis as Asset Mapping for Strengthening CommunityA Regional Homeless Sendee Delivery Network: An ExampleBoundary SettingMeasuresUnderstanding the Multiplexity of Interorganizational RelationshipsStructures of the Intel-organizational NetworksConclusionReferencesNetworks in Virtual EnvironmentsInterorgauizatioual Networks in Virtual EnvironmentsNetworks in face-to-face and virtual enviromnentsExamples of Networks in Virtual EnvironmentsStudying Virtual NetworksPerformance in Virtual NetworksLeadership and Management in Virtual NetworksApplication of Network Analysis in Virtual NetworksConclusionReferencesGlobal Perspectives on NetworksGlobal NetworksFactors Influencing Success of Global NetworksExamples of Global NetworksUnited Nations Sustainable Development GoalsPartnerships for Sustainable DevelopmentNebvork Analysis Application: Sustainable Development Goals and Global ActorsNetwork VisualizationCentralityBetweennessClique AnalysisAffiliation NetworksConclusionReferencesList of Organizations for United Nations SDGsConclusion: Network Governance Scholarship and PracticeKey Highlights from the BookScholarship of Network GovernanceTheoretical mul Conceptual IssuesContexts MatterIntertwined Relationships Between Network and Network GovernanceMultilevel and Multiplex NetworksNetwork Management and Leadership and Network EffectivenessMethodological IssuesValidity of Data CollectionInterdisciplinary Study and Mixed MethodMethods and Network Analysis ApplicationsEthical Issues in Network ScholarshipConclusionReferences
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