Insights from social network analysis - Case board interlocks in finnish game industry

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Abstract

In the world of networked innovation and ecosystems, flows of resources into the organization as well as between organizations are emphasized. This allows for using network measures for better understanding. In this study, we look at the case context of Finnish game industry, concentrating especially on inter-organizational flows of board networks or interlocks, and the possibilities of using SNA metrics for insights. The game industry has been very successful, with a turnover of 1.8 Billion Euros in 2014, and we explore the role of board interlocks in it. Our findings of the formal board member networks indicate that in contrast to the assumptions of high actor or node level metrics (degree and betweenness centrality) and the network level metrics (density and clustering), board interlocks are limited.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSystem Sciences (HICSS), 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE
Pages4515-4524
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-7695-5670-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Mar 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event49th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2016 - Koloa, United States
Duration: 5 Jan 20168 Jan 2016
Conference number: 49

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ISSN (Print)1530-1605

Conference

Conference49th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2016
Abbreviated titleHICSS
CountryUnited States
CityKoloa
Period5/01/168/01/16

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Industry
Social network analysis
Interlock
Centrality
Resources
Clustering
Ecosystem
Node
Betweenness
Innovation
Turnover

Keywords

  • board interlocks
  • ecosystems
  • social network analysis

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Suominen, A., Rilla, N., Oksanen, J., & Still, K. (2016). Insights from social network analysis - Case board interlocks in finnish game industry. In System Sciences (HICSS), 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on (pp. 4515-4524). Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2016.561
Suominen, Arho ; Rilla, Nina ; Oksanen, Juha ; Still, Kaisa. / Insights from social network analysis - Case board interlocks in finnish game industry. System Sciences (HICSS), 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on . Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2016. pp. 4515-4524
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Insights from social network analysis - Case board interlocks in finnish game industry. / Suominen, Arho; Rilla, Nina; Oksanen, Juha; Still, Kaisa.

System Sciences (HICSS), 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on . Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2016. p. 4515-4524.

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Suominen A, Rilla N, Oksanen J, Still K. Insights from social network analysis - Case board interlocks in finnish game industry. In System Sciences (HICSS), 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on . Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. 2016. p. 4515-4524 https://doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2016.561