Special Issue "Open Innovation and Firm Performance"
A special issue of Administrative Sciences (ISSN 2076-3387).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 October 2018)
In 2003, the book Open Innovation the New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology by Henry Chesbrough was published. Since that date, the interest in open innovation has increased drastically among managers, and many firms have experimented with this innovation strategy. This trend has also been reflected in the scholars’ work. There has been an upsurge in the number of articles dealing with open innovation as a research topic, however, recent contributions (Appleyard and Chesbrough, 2017; Birkinshaw, 2017) claim that this framework is extremely useful and that there are a number of issues unaddressed. The aim of this Special Issue is to open up some lines of advance to further develop the research in this field from different points of view. This Special Issue seeks original research on a wide range of topics associated with open innovation and firm performance, which include (but are not limited to):
- The relationship between value creation and value capture.
- Open innovation and firm performance from a dynamic point of view.
- The negative consequences of openness and its effect on performance.
- The relationship of open innovation and entrepreneurship.
- How open innovation is applied in SMEs, low-tech firms, government or non-for-profit entities.
- Contextual factors affecting the relationship between open innovation and firm performance.
- The relation between open innovation, business models and strategy.
We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions. In relation to empirical research, we appreciate papers involving quantitative or qualitative methods.
Dr. Pilar Vargas
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