10 Types
Don Tapscott explains the GSN Network Types

GSN research produced the first comprehensive taxonomy to describe global solution network types. The taxonomy is comprehensive in that all networks can be included – but the categories are not completely mutually exclusive. Any given network may fall into one or more than one type.

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Building awareness to change the agenda. Click for video Enabling action and interaction by multiple players. Click for video Delivering the change they seek. Click for video Bringing issues to light. Click for video Influencing and creating social policy. Click for video Governance without government. Click for video Global actors connected by birthplace. Click for video Legitimacy, broad reach and resources. Click for video Gathering and sharing data and ideas. Click for video Creating common metrics for global efforts. Click for video