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					   Innovation Led
Economic Development
 Social Network Analysis Exercise
              Social Networks
 What  is a social network?
 Why is it important to understand how
  social networks operate?
     Interorganizational Linkages
     Power
     Getting things done
 How  can I know the size, scope, and
 interorganizational linkages?
     Social Network Analysis
 Examines  existing networks in the
  community and region.
 Determines board structures.
 Maps linkages between boards.
 Used in promoting innovation-led
  development efforts.
          Social Network Exercise
       Break into working groups
       Determine the size, boundaries, and/or
        location of the network to be studied.
       Determine the entities/boards within the
        network structure.
         Identify the network of people to be analyzed
         Gather background information
         Determine if board members sit on multiple boards
         Create a map of networks
         Social Network Exercise
       Engage board members
        Using the resource assessment, identify
         other resources available for development
         opportunities.
        Identify potential opportunities for
         development.
           Social Network Exercise
       Potential organizations to include in the networking
        exercise:
         Civic organizations (United Way, chamber of commerce,
          library board, booster clubs, alumni organizations, Red Cross)
         Fraternal organizations (Lions, Rotary, Elks, Masons, etc.)
         City, county, state, national government entities (city councils,
          county boards, and state and/or national boards with local
          representation)
         Churches
         Schools
         Business boards (banks, realtors, etc.)
         Recreational clubs
  Social Networking Template
 Innovation   Led Economic Development
  Leaders
 http://ILEDleaders.ning.com
 Excellent tool
 Easy to use
 Free
   Innovation Led
Economic Development
  Resource Assessment Exercise
Resource Assessment Exercise
 Purpose   of the Resource Assessment is to
  identify existing resources in the
  community and region.
 All other development will focus on the use
  of the identified resources to support
  sustainable community and economic
  development.
Resource Assessment Exercise
   Six resource categories examined.
       Technology Assets
       Entrepreneurship (to be assessed later)
       Capital (Financial) Assets
       Human Assets
       Social Assets
       Essential Development
         • Environmental Assets
         • Cultural Assets
 Carry-over between categories expected.
 Conducted in groups.
Resource Assessment Exercise
   How will this exercise be conducted?
       Break into groups
       Identify regional assets in the six categories
       Each group takes turns identifying resources, adding
        to the list already developed.
   How will this be used?
       Lists are compiled into a regional resource directory.
       Regional resource directory will guide strategic
        planning processes.
       Used for evaluation.
Examples of Technology Assets
   Library                           Youth
   University/Community College      Chamber of Commerce
   Internet Providers                City/County Government
   Cable Company                     Department of Corrections
   Utilities                         Hospitals/Health Care System
   Broadband                         Vocational Technical Training
   Telephone/Wireless                 Center
    Companies                         Major Industries
   Public & Private Schools          Port
   Mississippi Delta Technology      Casinos
    Council                           Banks
   Radio/TV Stations                 Students
   GIS – Farming                     Entrepreneurs
   Computer/Data Companies           Banks/Investment Groups
   State of Mississippi
      Examples of Capital (Financial)
                 Assets
   Local newspaper                Fire Dept.
   Nursery                        Health Department
   Medicare Waiver                Department of Human Services
   County offices                 Technology Center
   Healthcare industry            HUD
   Hospice                        Mississippi Development Authority
   Nutrition Center               Habitat for Humanity
   Casinos                        Planning and Development District
   First Responders               Home Health Care
   Doctors                        Cleaners/Laundromat
   National Guard                 Hair Care (salons/barbershops)
   WIC                            Carpenters
   Hunting/fishing                Business Incubator
   Ecotourism                     Library
   Boating                        Electricians
   Christmas Festival             Gas Stations
   Grocery Store                  Parts Stores
   Dentist                        Grain Elevators/Gins
   Department of Corrections      Trucking Business
   Chamber of Commerce            Restaurants
        Examples of Entrepreneurial
                 Assets
   Boy/Girl Scouts                         Business Incubators
   Churches                                Community College/University
   Future Business Leaders of America      Vocational/Technical Training
   Teachers                                Retirees
   Volunteers                              Students/Youth
   AmeriCorps                              Unemployed Labor Force
   Teach for America                       Internet
   Department of Corrections               Telecommuters
   Health Department                       MS Main Street
   WIN Job Centers                         National Guard
   Chambers of Commerce                    WIRED Initiative
   Department of Human Services            Southern Entrepreneurship Program
   Mississippi Micro Enterprise            MS Manufacturers Association
    Association Network                     MS Development Authority
   Mississippi Technology Alliance         Mentoring Programs
   Junior Auxiliary                        Economic Development Authority
        Examples of Social Assets
   Lions Club                                Ministerial Associations
   Kiwanis Club                              Leadership Programs
   American Legion                           Chamber of Commerce
   4H Club                                   March of Dimes
   Garden Club                               National Guard
   Crime Stoppers                            Salvation Army
   Exchange Club                             Red Cross
   Hospital Auxiliary                        United Way
   Junior Auxiliary                          Retired Teachers Association
   ROTC                                      College Alumni Associations
   Boy/Girl Scouts                           Eastern Star/Masons/Shriners
   Beautification Clubs                      Heroines of Jericho
   Fraternities/Sororities                   N.E.A. (Education)
   Moose                                     AARP
   Daughters of the American Revolution      Industrial Foundation
   Hunting Clubs                             Economic Development Authority
   Supervisors                               Farming Associations
   Firemen                                   School Alumni Groups
                                              Future Farmers of America
      Essential Development

 Environmental  Assets
 Cultural Assets
Examples of Environmental Assets
   Rivers and Lakes                       Wildlife/Fisheries – Fed/State
   Airports                               Ducks Unlimited
   Available Land                         Environmental Protection Agency
   Highways/Interstates                   Forestry Commission
   Catfish                                Hunting/Fishing
   Agriculture (Cotton, Rice, Beans)      State Parks
   MS Extension Service                   Livestock Show
   County Service                         Expo Building
   4-H                                    Utility Companies
   Livestock Association                  Public Parks
   Chemical Research Farms                Brownfield Developments
   USDA                                   Neighborhood/Home Owners
   Ports                                   Associations
   Growers Associations                   Department of Transportation
   Farmers Markets                        Abandoned Buildings
   Rural Water Associations               Local, County, State, and Federal
   Health Department                       Buildings
                                           Railroads
                                           Planning Commission
     Examples of Cultural Assets
   University/Community College          MS Public Broadcasting
   Performing Arts                       N.E.A.
   Public & Private Schools              Hotels
   Photography Studios                   Wellness Centers
                                          State Parks
   Race Track
                                          Antiques
   Mississippi Humanities Council        Pottery
   MS Tourism Board                      Catering
   Curator/State of MS                   Artists
   MS Archives &                         Hunting & Fishing
    History/Mississippi State. Univ.      Summer Arts Program
   Extension Service                     Juke Joints
   Blues Commission                      Library
   Jazz Clubs

				
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