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Open Innovation Results: Going Beyond the Hype and Getting Down to Business

Henry Chesbrough


Open Innovation Results challenges conventional thinking about exponential technologies, and probes the deeper factors necessary to obtain economic and social value from technology. It shows that generating technology alone is insufficient: the technology must also be broadly disseminated, and then absorbed and put to work before its full value is realized. The same is true with Open Innovation. It is not enough to do pilots or proofs-of-concept in your innovation unit. Your innovation results must be broadly shared throughout the organization, across the siloes, and the businesses themselves ... More

Keywords: open innovation, business models, outside-in, inside-out, exponential paradox, innovation, Research and Development, commercialization, technology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198841906
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198841906.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Henry Chesbrough, author
Adjunct Professor and Faculty Director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley