Last updated July 13, 2004
Managing Open Innovation
Program

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Schedule

8:00-8:15 Introduction
8:15-8:35 Panel 1: Organizing innovation: inside the firm
8:35-8:55 Panel 2: Organizing innovation: outside the firm
8:55-9:15 Panel 3: Intellectual property strategies
9:15-9:35 Panel 4: Organizational and institutional contexts
9:35-9:55 Discussion and synthesis

Introduction

Henry Chesbrough
Wim Vanhaverbeke


Panel 1: Organizing innovation: inside the firm

Jens FrÝslev Christensen
Gina Colarelli O’Connor

Inside the firm, open innovation means

  • overcoming the “Not Invented Here” bias of strong R&D organizations;
  • managing internal competition for channels to market; and
  • knowledge transfer within the firm vs. from outside the firm.

Panel 2: Organizing innovation: outside the firm

Henry Chesbrough
Joel West

Outside the firm, open innovation means

  • identifying useful sources of knowledge and technology;
  • benefits and costs of Internet-mediated knowledge networks; and
  • how to manage research collaborations outside the firm.

Panel 3: Intellectual property strategies

Ashish Arora
Kwanghui Lim

Do strong IP rights promote or inhibit open innovation? How should IP be managed in a world of open innovation? When should firms choose to publish their knowledge, rather than protect it? What are the benefits to giving away IP, as with with open source software?


Panel 4: Organizational and institutional contexts

Marrku Maula
Wim Vanhaverbeke

How do external technologies not only fill gaps in a company's current businesses but also shape corporate strategies? How are new “search areas” defined and do they influence the strategy formation process and competence building process? How should the Top Management Team manage this change process?


Discussion and Synthesis

Joel West