How to Manage the Downside of Deep Engagement with External Sources in Open Innovation Projects

Abstract

There is a conundrum when a firm engages deeply with external sources in its open innovation projects. This conundrum is related to the simultaneous activities of knowledge sharing and knowledge protecting. Many studies about... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Mehdi Bagherzadeh (ESADE Business School)
  2. Ann Majchrzak (USC Marshall School of Business)
  3. Sabine Brunswicker (Purdue University)

Topic Area

Contests, Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation

Session

TMTr1B » Law, Policy & IP / Contests, Crowdsourcing & Open Innovation (Papers & Posters) (11:00 - Tuesday, 2nd August, Room 111, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

Mehdi_Ann_Sabine_How_to_Manage_the_Downside_of_Deep_Engagement___OUI.pdf