Thirty years lead user research - an empirical study of its implementation level in business practice

Abstract

Thirty years ago MIT-Professor Eric von Hippel coined the term lead user, and defined lead users as organizations or individuals characterized by (i) trend leadership and (ii) high ex-pected benefit from innovative solutions.... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Jens Lehnen (Hamburg University of Technology)
  2. Cornelius Herstatt (Hamburg University of Technology)

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

Thirty_years_lead_user_research_Lehnen_Herstatt.pdf

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