Managing Open Innovation

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Here are some references on open innovation recommended by the panelists, including both their own work and key research by others.

Books and Papers

Arora, Ashish and Alfonso Gambardella, “The Changing Technology of Technological Change" Research Policy, 23, 5 (September 1994), 523-532.

Arora, Ashish and Andrea Fosuri, “Licensing in the presence of competing technologies,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 52, 2 (February 2003), 277-295

Chesbrough, Henry W., Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology, Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2003

Chesbrough, Henry, “Graceful Exits and Foregone Opportunities: Xerox’s Management of its Technology Spinoff Organizations,” Business History Review, 76, 4 (Winter 2002), 803-838.

Chesbrough, Henry, “The Governance and Performance of Xerox’s Technology Spinoff Companies,” Research Policy, 32, 3 (March 2003), 403-421.

Chesbrough, Henry and Rosenbloom, Richard. S. “The role of the business model in capturing value form innovation: evidence from Xerox corporation’s technology spin-off companies,” Industrial and Corporate Change, 11, 3 (June 2002), 529-555.

Christensen, Jens Frøslev, Michael Holm Olesen and Jonas Kjær, “Component-Based Innovation and the transformation of Consumer Electronics: The case of the Digital Amplifier,” DRUID Summer Conference, Copenhagen, June 2004.

Christensen, Jens Frøslev, Marie Louise Schmidt and Mette Rønberg Larsen, “Turbulence and Competitive Dynamics of the Internet Services Industry,” Industry and Innovation, 10, 2 (2003), 117-143.

Christensen, Jens Frøslev, “Incongruities as a source of organizational renewal in corporate management of R&D,” Research Policy, 31, 8-9 (December 2002), 1317-1332.

Cohen, Wesley M. and Daniel A. Levinthal, “Absorptive capacity: a new perspective on learning and innovation,” Administrative Science Quarterly, 35, 1 (1990), 128-152.

David, Paul A., Bronwyn H. Hall, and Andrew A. Toole, “Is public R&D a complement or substitute for private R&D? A review of the econometric evidence,” Research Policy, 29, 4-5 (April 2000), 497-529.

De Laat, Paul B., “Systemic Innovation and the Virtues of Going Virtual: The Case of the Digital Video Disc,” Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 11, 2 (June 1999), 159-180.

Gawer, Annabelle and Michael A. Cusumano, Platform Leadership: How Intel, Microsoft, and Cisco Drive Industry Innovation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2002.

Gassmann, Oliver and Max von Zedtwitz, “Trends and Determinants of Managing Virtual R&D Teams,” R&D Management, 33, 3 (2003), 243-262.

Hargadon, Andrew and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2003.

Laursen, Keld and Ammon Salter, “Open for Innovation: The role of openness in explaining innovation performance among UK manufacturing firms,DRUID Summer Conference, Copenhagen, June 2004.

Keil, Thomas, External corporate venturing, Westport, CT: Quorum, 2002.

Keil, Thomas, Maula, Markku V.J. and Henri A. Schildt, “Corporate Venturing Modes and their Impact on Learning.” In William D. Bygrave et al. (Eds.), Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Babson Park, MA: Babson College, 2003

Kogut, Bruce and Anca Metiu, “Open-source software development and distributed innovation,” Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 17, 2, (2001), 248-263.

Lim, Kwanghui, “The Many Faces of Absorptive Capacity: Spillovers of Copper Interconnect Technology for Semiconductor Chips,” working paper, July 2004.

Lim, Kwanghui and Henry Chesbrough, “Patterns of Competition in the Semiconductor Technology and Product Markets: An analysis of Intel’s and IBM’s Strategies,” working paper, 2004.

Lim, Kwanghui and David Hsu, “The Impact of Changes in Open Source Licenses,” working paper, 2004.

Maula, Markku V.J., Thomas Keil and Shaker Zahra, “Corporate Venture Capital and Recognition of Technological Discontinuities,” Academy of Management conference, Seattle, August 2003.

Pavitt, Keith, “What are Advances in Knowledge Doing to the Large Industrial Firm in the ‘New Economy’?” In Jens Frøslev Christensen and Peter Maskell, eds., The industrial dynamics of the new digital economy, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2003.

Powell, Walter W., Kenneth W. Koput, and Laurel Smith-Doerr, “Interorganizational collaboration and the locus of innovation: Networks of learning in biotechnology,” Administrative Science Quarterly, 41, 1 (1996), 116-145.

Schildt, Henri A., Maula, Markku V.J. & Keil, Thomas, “Explorative and Exploitative Learning from External Corporate Ventures.” Conditionally accepted at Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Special Issue on Entrepreneurial Learning, 2004.

van de Vrande, Vareska, Wim vanhaverbeke and Charmianne Lemmens, “Corporate Diversification into High-Growth Industries: Combining the Role of Internal and External Corporate Venturing from A Real Options Perspective,” EURAM 2nd Preconference for Doctoral Students, St Andrews, Scotland, May 2004.

Vanhaverbeke, Wim and Rob Kirschbaum, “Building new competencies for new business creation based on breaktrough technological innovations.” In Ron Sanchez and Aimé Heene, eds., Research in Competence Based Management, Vol. 1. Oxford: Elsevier, 2004.

Vanhaverbeke, Wim and Nico Peeters, “Enabling technology based new business development and open innovation in large diversified companies; the role of strategic innovation processes and organizational practices,” ECIS Working paper 2004.

von Hippel, Eric and Ralph Katz, “Shifting innovation to users via toolkits,” Management Science, 48, 7 (July 2002), 821- 834.

von Hippel, Eric and Georg von Krogh, “Open source software and the ‘private-collective’ innovation model: issues for organization science,” Organization Science, 14, 2 (March-April 2003), 209-223.

von Zedtwitz, Max, “Organizational Learning through Post-Project Reviews in R&D,” R&D Management 32, 3 (2002), 255-268.

von Zedtwitz, Max and Oliver Gassmann, “Market versus Technology Drive in R&D Internationalization: Four different patterns of managing research and development,” Research Policy, 31, 4 (May 2002), 569-588.

West, Joel, “How Open is Open Enough? Melding Proprietary and Open Source Platform Strategies,Research Policy, 32, 7 (July 2003): 1259-1285.

West, Joel, “What are Open Standards?” Standards and Public Policy conference, Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, May 13, 2004.

West, Joel and Scott Gallagher, “Key Challenges of Open Innovation: Lessons from Open Source Software,” working paper, May 31, 2004.

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