The primary aim of a social network analysis questionnaire is to measure and map the relationships between the business, the people, the customers, and pockets of information and knowledge.  A social network analysis questionnaire allows a business or individuals to ponder on what they have, what they wish to accomplish, and the possible ways to accomplish what they want.

Social Network Analysis Questionnaire Sample

Name of the Business/Individual: _______________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________

City: ________________ State: ______________  Zip: ______________

Telephone: ____________________  Fax: ________________________

Q1. Which of the following is the primary reason for this social network analysis exercise?

a)   Facilitate identification of leaders, core employees, strategy experts etc

b)   Identify high performing individuals and teams

c)   Identify knowledge bottlenecks

d)   Identify mediums of social networking

e)   Improve brand awareness on social networking platforms

f)    Improve effectiveness of communication channels

Q2. Which of the following key stages have been identified in your social network analysis process?

a)   Network of people

b)   Background information of key staff

c)   Clarification of objectives

d)   Formulation of hypothesis

e)   Survey of the relationships that each individual in the network shares

f)    Use of mapping software

Q3. Which of the following tools or software’s are you using for this social network analysis exercise?

a)   yEd

b)   Netdraw

c)   onasurveys

d)   UCINET6

e)   Proximity

f)    InFlow

g)   Pajek

h)   GenIsis

Q4. Who are the people who have contributed to the growth of the business over the internet?


Q5. Have you implemented the power law/ hidden power of social networks in your SNA?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q6. Have you integrated the organizational network analysis (ONA) with you SNA?

a)   Yes

b)   No