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DEMOCRATIZING INNOVATION

HIPPEL, ERIC VON

2006

BOOK
Category

EXECUTIVE SKILLS

STRATEGY

BUSINESS

Abstract INNOVATION IS RAPIDLY BECOMING DEMOCRATIZED . USERS, AIDED BY IMPROVEMENTS IN COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY, INCREASINGLY CAN DEVELOP THEIR OWN NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. THESE INNOVATING USERS- BOTH INDIVIDUALS AND FIRMS- OFTEN FREELY SHARE THEIR INNOVATIONS WITH OTHERS , CREATING USER- INNOVATION COMMUNITIES AND A RICH INTELLECTUAL COMMONS. IN DEMOCRATIZING INNOVATION , ERIC VON HIPPEL LOOKS CLOSELY AT THIS EMERGING SYSTEM OF USER- CONTERED INNOVATION. HE EXPLAINS WHY AND WHEN USERS FIND IT PROFITABLE TO DEVELOP NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR THEMSELVES, AND WHY IT OFTEN PAYS USERS TO REVEAL THEIR INNOVATIONS FREELY FOR THE USE OF ALL.

ISBN 0262720477
Author(s) HIPPEL, ERIC VON
Credits
Edition 1ST ED.
Year 2006
Publisher MIT PRESS
Type BOOK
Keywords BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGY, EXECUTIVE SKILLS
Language English
Collation 204 P., 20 CM.

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