Network Organizational Forms. Marni Heinz. Core Concepts. What is an Organization? Two or more people working together towards some common goal What is an “Organizational Form?” “…the structural features or patterns that are shared among many organizations” (Fulk & DeSanctis, 1999).
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**Note: Network perspective applies across various levels of analysis – small and large groups, subunits of organizations, entire organizations, regions, industries, and national economies
Technology makes network organizational forms possible…
and new organizational forms shape technology
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