On the "right" problem formulation: The effects of varying problem-related information on solver participation in crowdsourcing


Inviting firm-external contributors to provide solutions to defined problems has become increasingly popular to foster innovation. A key concern in broadcast search and tournament-based crowdsourcing is to receive a high... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Daniel Ehls (Hamburg University of Technology)
  2. Michael Fretschner (Hamburg University of Technology)
  3. Karim Lakhani (Harvard Business School)
  4. Christian Lüthje (Hamburg University of Technology)

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Toolkits and Problem Solving


WMTr1A » Toolkits & Problem Solving (Papers) (10:00 - Wednesday, 3rd August, Room 111, Aldrich Hall)



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