Print Email Facebook Twitter The use of social network analysis in innovation studies: Mapping actors and technologies Title The use of social network analysis in innovation studies: Mapping actors and technologies Author van der Valk, T. Gijsbers, G. TNO Industrie en Techniek Publication year 2010 Abstract The utilization of social network analysis (SNA) in policy development and evaluation is still very limited. The aim of this paper is to identify research themes in innovation that may benefit from the application of SNA, and to examine implications for management and policy that are derived from this application in the academic literature. Three relevant research themes were identified: 1) networks of collaboration; 2) communication networks; and 3) networks of technology. The implications for management and policy and promising directions for further research are discussed. Copyright © eContent Management Pty Ltd. Subject SocietySP1 - Strategy & Policy 1BSS - Behavioural and Societal SciencesWork and EmploymentSociologyHealthy LivingCollaborationCommunicationInnovation studiesSocial network analysisTechnology networks To reference this document use: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:d2f1b36f-f8c9-4c1f-a91e-bec27cd4a372 DOI https://doi.org/10.5172/impp.12.1.5 TNO identifier 425132 ISSN 1447-9338 Source Innovation: Management, Policy and Practice, 12 (1), 5-17 Document type article Files To receive the publication files, please send an e-mail request to TNO Library.