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Hardcover | $47.00 Short | £39.95 | 336 pp. | 8 x 9 in | 109 b&w illus. | January 2013 | ISBN: 9780262018494
Paperback | $30.00 Short | £24.95 | 336 pp. | 8 x 9 in | 109 b&w illus. | January 2015 | ISBN: 9780262527477
eBook | $21.00 Short | January 2013 | ISBN: 9780262312448
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Leading Open Innovation


In today’s competitive globalized market, firms are increasingly reaching beyond conventional internal methods of research and development to use ideas developed through processes of open innovation (OI). Organizations including Siemens, Nokia, Wikipedia, Hyve, and innosabi may launch elaborate OI initiatives, actively seeking partners to help them innovate in specific areas. Individuals affiliated by common interests rather than institutional ties use OI to develop new products, services, and solutions to meet unmet needs.

This volume describes the ways that OI expands the space for innovation, describing a range of OI practices, participants, and trends. The contributors come from practice and academe, and reflect international, cross-sector, and transdisciplinary perspectives. They report on a variety of OI initiatives, offer theoretical frameworks, and consider new arenas for OI from manufacturing to education.

Nizar Abdelkafi, John Bessant, Yves Doz, Johann Füller, Lynda Gratton, Rudolf Gröger, Julia Hautz, Anne Sigismund Huff, Katja Hutter, Christoph Ihl, Thomas Lackner, Karim R. Lakhani, Kathrin M. Möslein, Anne-Katrin Neyer, Frank Piller, Ralf Reichwald, Mitchell M. Tseng, Catharina van Delden, Eric von Hippel, Bettina von Stamm, Andrei Villarroel, Nancy Wünderlich

About the Editors

Anne Sigismund Huff is Professor of Research Development and Strategic Innovation at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Kathrin M. Möslein is Professor of Information Systems at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and Research Professor at the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management.

Ralf Reichwald is Professor of Management at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and TUM Emeritus of Excellence at the Technische Universität München.