Advancing a typology of open innovation

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Title: Advancing a typology of open innovation
Authors: Gianiodis, Peter T.Ellis, S.C.Secchi, Enrico
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Date: Aug-2010
Online since: 2019-04-16T11:20:56Z
Abstract: Interest in the concept of open innovation (OI) has increased during recent years; yet, this line of inquiry remains limited due to the lack of a more comprehensive conceptual framework. As a first step toward a unifying framework, we provide a critical review of previous research on the conceptualization, antecedents, and consequences of OI. We then offer a typology describing four OI strategies: (i) innovation seeker, (ii) innovation provider, (iii) intermediary, and (iv) open innovator, which emerge through unique combinations of sources of innovation, firm attributes, and mechanisms of inter-organizational exchange, and produce varying outcomes. Finally, we discuss our typology's implications for theory and practice, and advance potential research avenues.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: World Scientific
Journal: International Journal of Innovation Management
Volume: 14
Issue: 04
Start page: 531
End page: 572
Keywords: Open innovationInnovation brokerInnovation sourcingTechnological changeTypology
DOI: 10.1142/S1363919610002775
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
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