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New Frontiers in Open Innovation

Henry Chesbrough, Wim Vanhaverbeke, and Joel West


This book provides an examination of research conducted to date on open innovation, as well as an overview of what may be the most important, most promising, and most relevant research topics in this area during the next decade. As the research field is growing, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep an overview of the most important trends in open innovation research, of future research topics, and of the most interesting management challenges that are emerging in organizations practicing open innovation. The book is structured along four dimensions. Firstly, it provides an overview on how ... More

Keywords: open innovation, innovation ecosystems, business model, IP-management spin-out, non-government organization, SMEs, innovation networks, communities distributed innovation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199682461
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682461.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Henry Chesbrough, editor
Faculty Director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Wim Vanhaverbeke, editor
Innovation Management & Strategy and visiting professor at the ESADE Business School, Hasselt University and the National University of Singapore

Joel West, editor
Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences

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Part I Open Innovation: Ten Years Later

1 Explicating Open Innovation

Henry Chesbrough and Marcel Bogers

2 Firms, Users, and Innovation

Frank Piller and Joel West

Part II Analyzing Open Innovation at Different Levels of Analysis

6 Exploring Open Innovation at the Level of R&D Projects

Wim Vanhaverbeke, Jingshu Du, Bart Leten, and Ferrie Aalders

Part III New Application Fields for Open Innovation

7 Exploring Open Innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Sabine Brunswicker and Vareska van de Vrande

8 Open Innovation in Multinational Corporations

Kazuhiro Asakawa, Jaeyong Song, and Sang-Ji Kim

9 Open Social Innovation*

Henry Chesbrough and Alberto Di Minin

Part IV Managing and Organizing Open Innovation

10 Open Innovation and Intellectual Property

Henry Chesbrough and Roya Ghafele

11 Managing Inside-Out Open Innovation

Henry Chesbrough and Chris Winter

12 Patterns of Implementation of OI in MNCs

Letizia Mortara and Tim Minshall

13 Getting Help From Innomediaries

Nadine Roijakkers, Andy Zynga, and Caroline Bishop

14 Theories of the Firm and Open Innovation

Wim Vanhaverbeke and Myriam Cloodt

Part V Conclusions

15 Surfing the New Wave of Open Innovation Research

Wim Vanhaverbeke, Henry Chesbrough, and Joel West

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