Network Leadership Infographics

Try searching for a topic related to network leadership, social connectedness, or network science, or pick a category below to start exploring!

We create network leadership infographics to help our users understand network science concepts, metrics and ideas. Some examples include network governance, communication, facilitation, trust and power. We’re always adding new network science infographics too – check back regularly! Have a specific topic you want us to cover? Send us a message and we’ll see what we can do!

social isolation vs loneliness
Infographics

Social Isolation vs Loneliness: An Infographic Explainer

Social isolation and loneliness appear a lot in the news these days. Following the past two years of quarantines and social distancing, these twin concerns are now a major priority for governments, mental health providers, and others in a number of sectors. However, there are

Read More »
Infographics

Indicators of Social Isolation Among Older Adults

Many studies suggest that older adults face a higher risk of social isolation and loneliness than the average American. This is due to several reasons, including a greater likelihood of losing a spouse or significant other, physical isolation in a care home, and a reduction

Read More »
How to Analyze a Network Map
Infographics

How to Analyze a Network Map: An Infographic

If you’ve ever looked at a map of a social network, it probably looked like a jumble of interconnected lines and nodes. Without the right skill and training, analyzing such a network map is an incredibly difficult task. You need to have an understanding of

Read More »
Infographics

How Does Social Connectedness Influence Health?

Over the past four decades, a significant body of literature has demonstrated that there is a significant link between social connectedness – our relationships with others – and our health and well-being. While this feels and sounds intuitive, you may have wondered specifically how our

Read More »
effective network management
Infographics

5 Critical Tasks for Effective Network Management

Managing a network of community partners is no easy task. Unlike typical hierarchical organizations, a network is horizontal with few formal mechanisms for accountability through control. Network leaders have to rely on more abstract ideas like trust and mission alignment to keep their partners accountable,

Read More »
Organizational Network Structures
Infographics

Organizational Network Structures: 6 Common Examples

There are many different ways to structure a network… for example, in a decentralized structure, everyone in a network can be connected to everyone else, while in a centralized structure, everyone connects to a single, central entity. Each of these organizational network structures has its

Read More »
Network Purpose
Infographics

Network Purpose: What Can You Accomplish Collectively?

People build networks for a reason, what we call their “network purpose.” Some networks or alliances are extremely focused in what they address, while others take a more fluid approach and change their purpose over time. However, it’s important to pick a purpose with intent

Read More »
Interpreting PARTNERme Social Connectedness Reports
Infographics

Interpreting PARTNERme Social Connectedness Reports

Today in healthcare, there is an increasing focus on dealing with the social determinants of health. These factors like housing, social support and transportation affect patient’s ability to access care, prevent health issues, and treat them when they do occur. In fact, studies show that

Read More »
How Does PARTNERme Work?
Infographics

How Does PARTNERme Work? An Infographic

Social connectedness – our relationships with friends, family, neighbors and coworkers – directly influence our health and well-being. However, it’s very difficult for care providers to leverage this knowledge to improve patient care and health outcomes. PARTNERme is our solution, a person-centered network tool that

Read More »
Infographics

Using Network Data to Inform Collaborative Strategy

Building community partnerships isn’t easy, even though it feels as if it should be. As with any form of decision-making, it’s important to use evidence and data to come to the best choices. That includes when building any kind of network or collaborative strategy. By

Read More »

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Visit our Network Leadership Resource Library to see all of our blogs, infographics, webinars, research and other relevant resources. We cover topics ranging from network governance structures, human-centered network design, and diversity, equity and inclusion to conflict resolution, network mapping and analysis, and telling your network story. We’re always adding new resources too, so check back often for new infographics every month.

If you have a specific network science or leadership topic that you’d like to see turned into an infographic, send our team a message and we’ll see if we can put something together for you! Past requests have included an intro to using our tools, network facilitation tips, and examples of translating a network map into actionable insights to improve collaboration. Whatever your question, send it our way. We love a good network challenge!

Beyond our own infographics, we also love this infographic from entrepreneur on the Art and Science of Networking. It makes some great network science points without ever realizing it! Even though relationship-building feels intuitive, network science still has a lot to teach us, as this infographic clearly demonstrates. Thanks again for stopping by.

Stay Up to Date and Discover New Insights!

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive new resources, events, and other updates in your inbox each month.

Filter & Search Our Resources