The Performance Effects of User Innovation

Abstract

Is user involvement in product development beneficial for firms’ innovation performance? In this paper, we theoretically derive and empirically test conditions under which sourcing external knowledge from users is expected... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Flavio Schönholzer (ETH Zürich)
  2. Martin Wörter (ETH Zürich)
  3. Georg von Krogh (ETH Zürich)
  4. Konstantinos Trantopoulos (ETH Zürich)
  5. Eric Von Hippel (MIT Sloan School of Management)

Topic Area

Firm's Interactions with User Innovation

Session

TATr1B » Firm's Interactions with User Innovation (Papers & Posters) (15:45 - Tuesday, 2nd August, Room 111, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

The_Performance_Effects_of_User_Innovation.pdf