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Welcome to the XXXIX Sunbelt Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA).
Here are some conference-related information...  There are more on the Conference Website (you can download some helpful documents directly from the home page, under ’’Shared Files’’).
WiFi: 
Network: Visiteurs UQAM User name: asunbelt2019 Password: DQ32fK23
OR
EDUROAM is also available everywhere in all UQAM Buildings.
There is also a Public WIFI Network in Downtown Montréal: MTL-WIFI (see here for more details).
RESTAURANTS There is no lack of good restaurants and bars near the Conference venue and in Montréal globally. Download the pdf file for a few suggestions (under ’’Shared Files’’ on the website). 
Saturday, June 22 • 13:40 - 15:20
Leadership and Networks - PM1

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Organizer: Alexandra Gerbasi
Co-Organizers: Kristin, Cullen-Lester and Cecile Emery

13:40
Avoidant Attachment Styles Are Related to Higher Centralization of Personal Networks of Managers in Quebec (Canada)
Pascale Bouchard, Isidro Maya Jariego

14:00
Gender and Networking: Building and Benefiting from Ties to Formal and Informal Leaders in the Workplace
Meredith Woehler

14:20
Networks and Leadership Development: A Networks Training Field Experiment
Theresa Floyd, Kristin Cullen-Lester, Travis Grosser

14:40
Embedding LMX in Networks
Kristin Cullen-Lester, Cecile Emery, Alexandra Gerbasi

15:00
Leaders as Prisms: How Trust in Direct Superiors Influences the Negative Effect of Cross-Unit Knowledge Sharing on Perceptions about the Organization’s Ethical Compliance
Manuel Gómez-Solorzano, Sebastian Leon Schorch, Giuseppe Soda


The intersection of networks and leadership represents a burgeoning area of scientific inquiry. Leadership theory and research has traditionally been leader-centered, that is, its main emphasis has been on the individual characteristics and behaviors of formal leaders. More recently scholars have highlighted the critical role instrumental and affective networks play in individuals achieving positions of formal leadership and once there, their effectiveness. For instance, leaders ability to understand, modify and leverage workplace networks are critical for their own, their team’s and their organization’s success. Moreover, leadership is increasingly understood as a relational, patterned, dynamic, formal and informal influence process. Social network methods have been identified as useful for quantifying these relational patterns of leadership, for predicting their emergence, and for linking these leadership structures to individual, team, and organizational outcomes.  

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