NetSCI Lab

Presentations

Weber, M. S. & Treem, J. (2015, November). Immutable Technology and the Breakdown of Organizational Change. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Treem, J. & Weber, M. S. (2015, November). Defragmenting Work: The Use of Information Communication Technology to Cope With Everyday Overload at Work. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association.

Nguyen, H. & Weber, M. S. (2015, July). Internet Archives as a Tool for Research: Decay in Large Scale Archival Records. Paper presented at the IEEE Big Data Congress 2015, New York, NY.

Weber, M. S. & Nguyen, H. (2015, June). Big Data? Big Issues: Degradation in Longitudinal Data and Implications for Social Sciences. Paper presented at Web Science 2015, Oxford, UK.

Kristensen, T. & Weber, M. S. (2015, June). Research Network and Organizational Affiliations of Pharmaceutical Scientists. Paper to be presented at the at the Annual Meeting of the International Network of Social Network Analysis, Brighton Beach, UK.

Shi, W. & Weber, M. S. (2015, June). Entrepreneur-Investor Relationships in Metropolitan Areas. Paper to be presented at the at the Annual Meeting of the International Network of Social Network Analysis, Brighton Beach, UK.

Kosterich, A. & Weber, M. S. (2015, May). Journalism and the Role of Venture Capital: Navigating the New, News Media Landscape. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Weber, M. S. & Kim, H. (2014, November). Virtuality, Technology Use, and Engagement within Organizations. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association. Chicago, Illinois.

Weber, M. S., Evans, S., & Driscoll, K. (2014, November). Seeking Structure in Anarchy: The Emergence of Organization in the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association. Chicago, Illinois.

Weber, M. S. (2014, August). Back to Basics: Big Data and Education in the Social Sciences. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada.

Weber, M. S. (2014, August). A Networked Perspective on the Evolution of News Media. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada.

Weber, M. S. (2014, May). Leveraging Archival Internet Data to Understand the Growth of Social Movements. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Weber, M. S. (2013, November). Organizational Change as Speciation: A New Theoretical Framework for Understanding Transformation in Organizations. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, Washington D.C.

Weber, M.S. (2013, June). Making Sense of Big Data: Developing a Social Science Research Agenda. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, London, UK. Click here to download the slides

Haseki, M. and Weber, M.S. (2013, June). Talking Through Technology: The Duality of Maintaining Internal and External Organizational Relationships Through Social Media. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, London, UK.

Kim, H. and Weber, M.S. (2013, June). The Promise of Social: Improving Work Outcomes in Large Multinational Organizations Through the Use of Collaborative Technology. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, London, UK.

Weber, M.S. (2013, May). Utilizing Archival Internet Data to Understand the Growth of Organizational Networks. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Network of Social Network Analysis, Hamburg, Germany.

Haseki, M. and Weber, M.S. (2013, May). How Did you Do that? Adaptation to New Information Communication Technology in Organizations through Advice Networks. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Network of Social Network Analysis, Hamburg, Germany.

Weber, M.S. (2012, November). Knowledge Networks and Employee Effectiveness: Understanding Social Media Use in a Large Multinational Organization. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.

Doerfel, M. L., & Haseki, M. (2012, November). Building Interorganizational COMMunity During Disaster: Social Media Use, Social Networks, and Public Relations Management. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. Top-2 Research Paper Award by the Public Relations division of NCA.

Weber, M.S., & Cummings, J. (2012, August). Revisiting Interdependence in Multinational Firms: Collaborative Technology and Changes in Team Work. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Evans, S., & Weber, M.S. (2012, June). Emergent Structure in a Social Movement: Occupy Wall Street as a Networked Organizational Form. Paper presented at Web Science 2012, Evanston, IL.

Kim, H., & Weber, M.S. (2012, June). Understanding the Use of Web-based Technologies in a High-tech Organization: The Role of Task Properties and Communication Network Characteristics. Paper presented at Web Science 2012, Evanston, IL.

Weber, M.S. (2012, June). The Emergence of Evolution of Communities of Political Discussion. Paper presented at the Annual Political Networks Conference. Boulder, CO.

Weber, M.S. (2012, March). Knowledge Interdependence and Employee Effectiveness in a Large Multinational Organization. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Network of Social Network Analysis, Redondo Beach, CA.

Haseki, M., & Doerfel, M. L. (2012, February). Use of communication technology in building interorganizational social networks. Paper presented at the Sunbelt annual meetings of the International Network for Social Network Analysts, Redondo Beach, CA.

Weber, M.S., & O’Driscoll, T. (2012, February). Social Media, Social Networks and Organizational Effectiveness. Paper presented at the Organization Science Winter Conference, Steamboat Springs, CO.

Weber, M.S., & Monge, P. (2011, August). Industrial Turmoil II: The Emergence of New Organizational Forms in the Online News Community. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.

Weber, M.S. & Monge, P. (2011, August). Industries in Turmoil: Driving Transformation During Periods of Disruption. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Doerfel, M. L., & Taylor, M. (2011). The evolution of networks that network for change: Organizing in the Croatian Civil Society Movement. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA. Top Paper award finalist in the Organizational Communication Division of ICA.

Taylor, M., & Doerfel, M. L. (2011). Examining the interorganizational relationships that build a city’s social capital: Evidence from Zagreb, Croatia. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Association for Media and Communication Research, to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011.

Chewning, L. V., Lai, C-H., & Doerfel, M. L. (2010, November). Organizational resilience following disaster: A longitudinal view of ICT use to rebuild communication structures. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

Doerfel, M. L., Chewning, L. V., & Lai, C-H. (2010, June). Interorganizational network dynamics after disaster. Paper presented to the Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Doerfel, M. L. (2010, June). Rebuilding New Orleans organizations and businesses: Leaders’ communication and social networking strategies. Paper presented at the Returning to Katrina Research Summit, University of Southern Mississippi- Gulf Coast.

Doerfel, M. L., Lai, C-H., Keeler, T. L., & Chewning, L. V. (2009, November). Modeling social capital in disaster contexts. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. Top Three Paper in Organizational Communication Award by the Organizational Communication Division of NCA.

Taylor, M., & Doerfel, M. L. (2009, November). Network roles in international aid efforts: Evidence from Croatia’s post war transition. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Chewning, L. V., & Doerfel, M. L. (2009, May). Establishing a foundation for transitional networks: Building the case for an alternative network form. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Taylor, M., & Doerfel, M. L. (2009, May). Network analysis as a tool to make sense of relationships and media use in conflict situations. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Doerfel, M. L., Lai, C., Keeling, A., Keeler, T. L., & Barbu, D. (2007, May). The communication structure of recovery: Post-Katrina New Orleans inter organizational networks. Paper presented to the International Communication Association, Montreal. Top 3 Papers in Organizational Communication Award by the Organizational Communication Division of ICA.

Keeler, T. L., & Doerfel, M. L. (2008, January). Creativity, proximity, and centrality: Entrepreneurial use of social media for business recovery. Paper presented to the Sunbelt annual meetings of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Taylor, M., & Doerfel, M. L. (2007, November). The evolving nature of the Croatia NGO-Media Network. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Doerfel, M. L., Vasilyeva, A., Greenfeld, M., & Lai, C. (2007, May). Reconnecting and rebuilding organizations and their social networks following disaster. Presentation at the annual Sunbelt meetings of the International Network For Social Network Analysis, Corfu, Greece.

Doerfel, M. L. (2006, November). Communication networks and technology needs to rebuild social capital. Presentation talk at the Tulane/NSF Symposium, Katrina Research, Social Science Research of the Katrina Aftermath. New Orleans, LA.

Doerfel, M. L., & Taylor, M. (2006, November). Organizational networking in building civil societies. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.

Doerfel, M. L., & Chewning, L. V. (2006, November). Rebuilding interorganizational networks: Recovering social capital in New Orleans. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.

Chewning, L. V., & Doerfel, M. L. (2006, November). Leader-member exchange and emergent organizational networks. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.

Vasilyeva, A., & Doerfel, M. L. (2006, May) Psychological orientation, identification, and communicator styles and the shaping of employee social networks. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany.

Connaughton, S. L., & Doerfel, M. L. (2006, May). When organizational members choose to exit: Communication networks, identification, and intent to leave. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany.

Connaughton, S. L., & Doerfel, M. L. (2005, November). Normative influences and organizational communication processes. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Diao, F., & Doerfel, M. L. (2005, October). Technology adoption and emergent organizational structures: Implementing an email system at a local municipal government. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association of Internet Researchers, Chicago, Il.

Doerfel, M. L. (2005, May). A network measure of cooperation-competition. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, New York, NY.

Doerfel, M. L., & Connaughton, S. L. (2005, May). The semantic structure of competition: Election year winners and losers in U.S. televised presidential debates, 1960-2004. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, New York, NY.

Doerfel, M. L. (2005, March). Communication networking in real-world organizations. Research talk as response to Keynote Speaker U.S. Congressman Rush Holt at SCILS Research Day, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Doerfel, M. L. (2005, February). Assessing the degree of cooperation-competition with network analysis. Paper presented at the annual Sunbelt meetings of the International Network for Social Network Analysts, Los Angeles, CA.

Doerfel, M. L., & Connaughton, S. L. (2004, November). Social network and social identity theories: The relationship among various organizational structures and various dimensions of workplace attitudes. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Doerfel, M. L. (2004, April). Organizational communication research in the field: The integration of graduate education with research, practice, and service. Presented at the annual meetings of the New Jersey Communication Association, New Brunswick, NJ.

Doerfel, M. L., & Taylor, M. (2003, May). A longitudinal analysis of Croatian civil society partners: From cooperation to independence. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, San Diego, CA. Top Paper awarded by the Organizational Communication Division of ICA.

Arasaratnam, L, & Doerfel, M. L. (2003, May). Intercultural communication competence: Identifying key components from multicultural perspectives. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

Doerfel, M. L., & Taylor, M. (2003, February). Inter-organizational networking in building civil society. Paper presented at the Sunbelt conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysts, Cancun, MX.

Fitzgerald, C. A., & Doerfel, M. L. (2002, November). A semantic network analysis of customer complaints. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Taylor, M., & Doerfel, M. L. (2002, November). Another dimension to explicating relationships: The theory and measure of inter organizational linkages. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Quinn, W., & Doerfel, M. L. (2002, November). Communication in action: Public meetings in discourse. Paper presented to the annual meetings of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Doerfel, M. L., & Shoham, M. D. (2002, February). An integration of network, media richness theories, and turnover in organizations. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the INSNA, New Orleans, LA.

Doerfel, M. L. (2000, June). Communication planning for technological innovation: Implementing a new database at ACME corporation. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Acapulco, Mexico.

Doerfel, M. L. & Barnett, G. A. (2000, June). The structure of knowledge of communication: A computer-based content analysis. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Acapulco, Mexico.

Invited Talks

Weber, M. S. (2015, March). HistoryTracker & the challenges of Big Theory. L3S Seminar. L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany.

Weber, M. S. (2015, January). Tracing Occupy Wall Street Through Archival Data. Columbia University Library Digital Preservation Seminar. Columbia University, New York, NY.

Weber, M. S. (2014, September). Big Data & Big Theory: Utilizing Large Scale Data to Generate New Theories About Social Interaction. 1st International Alexandria Workshop, L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany. (keynote)

Weber, M. S. (2014, June). Archived Web Data and the Potential for New Avenues of Social Science Research. Institute for Quantitative Social Science Research, Harvard University, WIRE Workshop, Boston, MA.

Weber, M. S. (2013, October). Utilizing Archived Web Data to Examine the Evolution of Media. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Web Observatory Workshop, Cambridge, MA.

Weber, M. S. (2013, June). Social Media, Big Data and Organizational Outcomes. University of Southampton, Provost’s Brownbag, Southampton, UK.

Weber, M. S. (2012, December). Social science research and web archives: building a research agenda. Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Weber, M. S. (2012, June). The evolution of information flows in digital networks. Lunch Series. Palo Alto Research Center.

Weber, M. S. (2010, October). Networks and web science: Using observational and empirical data. WebScience: A New Frontier, The Royal Society, London, UK.

Weber, M. S. (2010, January). Digital news: Successful strategies for linking and thriving in the network society. Speaker Series, Department of Management and Organization, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Weber, M. S. (2009, October). Media reinvented: Dissemination of news in the network Age. Reuters Seminar Series. Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford, UK.

Weber, M. S. (2009, February). The flow of digital news in a network of authorities, hubs and providers. Faculty Research Retreat, Department of Management and Organization, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.

Weber, M. S. (2009, March). New patterns of organization in online systems of media organizations. Oxford Internet Institute Research Seminar. Oxford University. Oxford, UK.

Weber, M. S. (2008, September). Evolving structures of news dissemination. Visiting Speaker Seminar. Wolverhampton University. Wolverhampton, UK.

Weber, M. S. (2008, September). Evolving structures of news dissemination. Research Seminar. University of Southampton. Southampton, UK.

Weber, M. S., Gould, J., & Riley, P. (2008, April). Globalization, leapfrogging and the diffusion of affordable technologies toward a theory of pro-social convergence. USC Annenberg Globalization Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Weber, M. S., & Monge, P., (2007, November). The flow of digital news in a network of authorities, hubs and providers. Webscience, Networks, and Society Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Doerfel, M. L. (2013, March). Organizing mechanisms of social influence. Invited talk at the Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University.

Doerfel, M. L. (2011, November). Interorganizational communities that make a difference. Organizational Communication Division Preconference, National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Doerfel, M. L. (2010, November). Rebuilding communities: The dynamics of interorganizational networks in an environment of disaster recovery. Talk given as part of the special session, Community wellness: Is the concept useful for communication research and public policy purposes? National Communication Association, San Francisco.

Doerfel, M. L. (2010). Using social networks to assess interorganizational collaboration. Online talk given to the Design-based Research Collective, George Mason University.

Doerfel, M. L. (2010). Social network analysis for interorganizational communication: A community action research agenda. Invited talk given at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University.

Doerfel, M. L. (2009). Social Network Analysis and Interorganizational Field Research. Distinguished Alumni Lecture at the Department of Communication, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Doerfel, M. L. (2007). Communication network research in the field with quasselstrippe. Invited talk given at the Department of Communication, Purdue University.

Doerfel, M. L. (2005). Communication Theory Development and Model Testing Using a Social Networks Approach. Invited talk given at Temple University School of Communication.