Open Innovation in Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Edited by
November 2022
258 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-5782-3 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-5781-6 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Open Innovation in Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises that was published in

Business & Economics

This book unveils the importance of micro, small, medium, and large firms for fostering open innovation, using methodological designs based on both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Several dimensions of the inbound and outbound open innovation strategies and practices are explored, in the scope of University–University, University–Industry, and University–Society relations.

  • Hardback
License and Copyright
© 2022 by the authors; CC BY-NC-ND license
innovation; creative design; creativity education; knowledge acquisition; teamwork; innovation; business cycle surveys; economic cycle; SMEs; open innovation; absorptive capacity; collaboration; joint research unit; exploitation; SMEs; technological innovation; proactive innovation; reactive innovation; firm performance; manufacturing industry; contract length; firm innovation; agency cost theory; manufacturing firms; open innovation; regional clusters; open innovation intermediary; innovation ecosystem; 4th industrial revolution; innovation policy; innovation; biotechnology; agri-food sector; R& D collaboration; bioeconomy; eco-innovation; inbound; open innovation; outbound; customer relationship management (CRM); relational capital (RC); Yemeni SMEs; performance; market knowledge; multi-actor engagement; dynamic marketing engagement; business performance; use of e-commerce; manufacturing SMEs; organizational; environmental; firm performance; industry 4.0; DWT-digital work transformation; servitization; networked innovation; SME innovation; push-pull strategies; family business; open innovation; food industry; systematic literature review; structured survey; perspectives and trends

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