Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Social Network Analysis in Organizational Structures Evaluation

  • Radosław MichalskiEmail author
  • Przemysław Kazienko
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_277




Human resources

Organizational Chart

A diagram representing the formal structure in the organization

ONA – Organizational Network Analysis

The analysis of the organization which focuses on the relationship between the informal social network and the formal structures in the organization: organizational charts, process definitions, and others

OSN – Organizational Social Network

An informal social network, which was created from the data collected within the organization like e-mail logs, phone call records, surveys, and others

MSN – Multilayered Social Network

The social network which consists of multiple layers; each of them represents different type of information used as a source for creating the network layer


Social network analysis


Although typical social network analysis (SNA) may bring interesting results...

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This work was partially supported by the National Science Centre, Poland, the decisions no. DEC-2016/21/B/ST6/01463 and 2015/17/D/ST6/04046.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computational Intelligence, ENGINE – The European Centre for Data ScienceWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWrocławPoland
  2. 2.Department of Computational Intelligence, ENGINE – The European Centre for Data Science, Faculty of Computer Science and ManagementWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWrocławPoland

Section editors and affiliations

  • Jacob Dijkstra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Sociology, Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and MethodologyUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands