A Design Typology of Inter-Organisational Networks: A Tool for Network Development in Practice

  • Louweris Hop
  • Ger Post
Part of the Kasseler Wirtschafts- und Verwaltungswissenschaften book series (KWV, volume 1)


In this paper we describe a typology of inter-organisational networks to facilitate the development of innovation networks in practice. This typology is based on literature research and empirical research on innovation networks in Dutch industry. This typology represents the main structural dimensions of inter-organisational networks and the main design options on these dimensions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Louweris Hop
    • 1
  • Ger Post
    • 1
  1. 1.Eindhoven University of TechnologyThe Netherland

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