Is There a Doctor in the House? New Ventures, Product Users in Organizational Roles, and Innovation

Abstract

Drawing on theories of resource dependence and organizational roles, we explore the impact on innovation that professional users of a product have as inventors, executives, and board members in a young firm. In contrast to... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Michael Christensen (Stanford University)
  2. Riitta Katila (Stanford University)
  3. Sruthi Thatchenkery (Stanford University)
  4. Stefanos Zenios (Stanford University)

Topic Area

User Innovation in Healthcare

Session

TMTr2B » User Innovation in Healthcare (Papers & Posters) (11:00 - Tuesday, 2nd August, Room 112, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

MedDevicePaper_OUIConf.pdf