Open Innovation Books

To learn more about Open Innovation, check Innoget’s curated list of Open Innovation Books below:

A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing: Advice from Leading Experts in the Field by Paul Sloane

A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing: Advice from Leading Experts in the Field

Author(s) : Paul Sloane

Author Paul Sloane explains how to use the power of ideas and people outside your organization to turbocharge your innovation. A close look to open innovation, crowdsourcing and outsourcing.

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Innovation Abyss: An Innovator's Solutions to Corporate Innovation Failure by Dr Chris DeArmitt

Innovation Abyss: An Innovator's Solutions to Corporate Innovation Failure by Dr Chris DeArmitt

Author(s) : Chris DeArmitt PhD FRSC

This book is an essential reference for anyone interested in how Innovation really happens. It explains the balanced role of free- and out-of-the-box thinkers, creative mavericks and visionary leaders who lead their people instead of managing them.

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Managing Open Innovation in SMEs

Managing Open Innovation in SMEs

Author(s) : Wim Vanhaverbeke

The concept of open innovation has become quite a popular topic along the last decade, with an increasing number of SMEs embracing open innovation practices to gain competitive advantage. In this book, author Wim Vanhaverbeke seeks to provide an in-depth study for both business managers and graduate-level students using rich case studies from successful companies developing practical guidelines for implementation.

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Revolutionizing Innovation: Users, Communities, and Open Innovation (MIT Press)

Revolutionizing Innovation: Users, Communities, and Open Innovation (MIT Press)

Author(s) : Dietmar Harhoff, Karim R. Lakhani

The last two decades we have witnessed an extraordinary growth of new models of managing and organizing the innovation process that emphasizes users over producers. Large parts of the knowledge economy now routinely rely on users, communities, and open innovation approaches to solve important technological and organizational problems.

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Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology by Henry William Chesbrough

Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology

Author(s) : Henry William Chesbrough

Harvard Professor Henry W. Chesbrough describes in this path-breaking analysis how open innovation can unlock the latent economic value in a company’s ideas and technologies.

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Open Innovation Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape by Henry Chesbrough

Open Innovation Models: How to Thrive In the New Innovation Landscape

Author(s) : Henry William Chesbrough

While Henry Chesbrough demonstrated in his landmark book “Open Innovation” that because useful knowledge is no longer concentrated in a few large organizations, business leaders must adopt a new “open” model of innovation, in “Open Innovation Models”, Chesbrough takes readers to the next step, describing how to make money in an open innovation landscape.

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Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era by Henry Chesbrough

Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era

Author(s) : Henry Chesbrough

Henry Chesbrough offers in his new book a new approach that demonstrates how open innovation combined with a services approach to the industry is an effective and powerful way to grow.

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Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm by Henry Chesbrough, Wilm Vanhaverbeke and Joel West

Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm

Author(s) : Henry Chesbrough, Wilm Vanhaverbeke and Joel West

Chesbrough, Vanhaverbeke and West describe an emergent model of innovation in which firms draw on research and development that may lie outside their own boundaries, and offer theoretical explanations for the use of open innovation.

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The Open Innovation Revolution: Essentials, Roadblocks, and Leadership Skills by Stefan Lindegaard

The Open Innovation Revolution: Essentials, Roadblocks, and Leadership Skills

Author(s) : Stefan Lindegaard

Starting with a foreword from world-changing innovator and bestselling author Guy Kawasaki, The Open Innovation Revolution looks closely at open innovation and the visionary model that companies are adopting and helps you know if open innovation is right for your organization.

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The Market for Open Innovation: Increasing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Innovation Process by Kathleen Diener and Frank T. Piller

The Market for Open Innovation: Increasing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Innovation Process

Author(s) : Kathleen Diener and Frank T. Pillerhttps://es.scribd.com/document/46009388/The-Market-for-Open-Innovation-an-Excerpt-of-the-Study-by-Kathleen-Diener-and-Frank-Piller

Recently, the term open innovation has become a major buzzword in innovation management. But behind the buzz is a sustainable messagE: Successful innovation is not solely performed internally within a firm, but in cooperative mode with other external actors. Thus, this report provides a comprehensive analysis of the provides and platforms for open innovation.

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The Open Innovation Marketplace: Creating Value in the Challenge Driven Enterprise by Alpheus Binham and Dwayne Spradlin

The Open Innovation Marketplace: Creating Value in the Challenge Driven Enterprise

Author(s) : Alpheus Binham and Dwayne Spradlin

Authors Alpheus Bingham and Dwayne Spradlin draw on this book their own experience building InnoCentive, the pioneering global platform for open innovation. Writing for business executives, R&D leaders, and innovation strategists, Bingham and Spradlin demonstrated how to dramatically increase the flow of high-value ideas and innovative solutions both within enterprises and beyond their boundaries.

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Online Communities and Open Innovation: Governance and Symbolic Value Creation (Routledge Studies in Industry and Innovation) by Linus Dahlander, Lars Frederiksen and Francesco Bullini

Online Communities and Open Innovation: Governance and Symbolic Value Creation (Routledge Studies in Industry and Innovation)

Author(s) : Linus Dahlander, Lars Frederiksen and Francesco Rullani

History is rife with examples of how users innovate, but Internet and its associated communication technologies brought radically new means for individuals to interact rapidly and at little cost in communities that spur new innovations.

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Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy by Ron Goldman and Richard P. Gabriel

Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy

Author(s) : Ron Goldman and Richard P. Gabriel

Since 1998 authors Ron Goldman and Richard Gabriel have been helping groups understand open source and advising them on how to build successful communities around open source projects. Now, in this book, the authors present lessons learned from their own experiences with open source, as well as thos from other well-known projects such as Linux, Apache, and Mozilla.

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The Innovation Maze: 4 Routes to a Successful New Business Case by Gijs van Wulfen

The Innovation Maze: 4 Routes to a Successful New Business Case

Author(s) : Gijs van Wulfen

In this book, author Gijs van Wulfen will guide you through the innovation maze using case studies from companies such as Airbnb, Google and LEGO to increase the chances of success for your own innovation projects.

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Service Entities in Open-Closed Innovation (Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives) by Yumiko Kinoshita

Service Entities in Open-Closed Innovation (Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives)

Author(s) : Yumiko Kinoshita

Author Yumiko Kinoshita examins in this book the importance of service sectors in regard to the growth of the entire economy since there is far less empirical and statistical studies performed with regard to the service sector than the manufacturing sector.

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The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value Through Global Networks by C.K. Prahalad and M.S. Krishnan

The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value Through Global Networks

Author(s) : C.K. Prahalad, M.S. Krishnan

The New Age of Innovation reveals that the key to creating value and the future growth of every business depends on accessing a global network of resources to co-create unique experiences with customers, one at a time. In this landmark work, Prahalad and Krishnan explain how to accomplish this shift.

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Motivation in Open Innovation: An Exploratory Study on User Innovators by Robert Motzek

Motivation in Open Innovation: An Exploratory Study on User Innovators

Author(s) : Robert Motzek

In this study author Robert Motzek identifies the most important factors controlling user innovator’s motivation and derives suggestions on how manufacturers can address these points in order to tap the full potential of user innovation for their product development.

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Open Innovation in Action: How to be Strategic in the Search for New Sources of Value by Andrew Gaule

Open Innovation in Action: How to be Strategic in the Search for New Sources of Value

Author(s) : Andrew Gaule

In Open Innovation in Action, Andrew Gaule draws on his experience as founder of the leading executive forum for innovation and operation excellence, to explain what open innovation is, and why it is relevant to your organization.

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Open and Closed Innovation: Different Cultures for Different Strategies (Betriebswirtshaftliche Studien in forschungsintensiven Industrien) by Philipp Herzog and Jens Leker

Open and Closed Innovation: Different Cultures for Different Strategies (Betriebswirtshaftliche Studien in forschungsintensiven Industrien)

Author(s) : Philipp Herzog, Jens Leker

Authors Philipp Herzog and Jens Leker develop in this study a theoretical framework arguing that open innovation and closed innovation cultures need to be distinguished. The findings aims to help firms cope with the challenges experienced in implementing the open innovation model.

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Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation

Author(s) : Steven Johnson

From Darwin and Freud to the halls of Google and Apple, author Steven Johnson investigates the innovation hubs throughout modern time and pulls out applicable approaches and commonalities that seem to apear at moments of originality.

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Open Innovation and its Applicability in Different Industry Settings by Tomas Likar

Open Innovation and its Applicability in Different Industry Settings

Author(s) : Tomas Likar

This study explores the applicability of open innovation in different industry and business settings. The field research among 15 innovation managers and experts provided an insight into which factors are essential for the successful of open innovation and what are the challenges that companies may face during this process.

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Integrating Open Innovation in the Strategic Planning Process: Learning from the best in class by Ligia Folea

Integrating Open Innovation in the Strategic Planning Process: Learning from the best in class

Author(s) : Ligia Folea

This book provides the reader with an integrated analysis of how growth ideas can be fostered within each phase of the strategic planning process. In particular, the author investigates how open innovation can be used as a tool to account for more innovative strategy making.

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Web 2.0 Based New Product Development for Consumer Goods: A new approach to Open Innovation and Community Based Innovation by Onur Audin VURAL

Web 2.0 Based New Product Development for Consumer Goods: A new approach to Open Innovation and Community Based Innovation

Author(s) : Onur Aydin VURAL

In the 21st century internet is getting as the main communication tool. After the introduction of Web 2.0 content of the internet became more dynamic and it is now created not only by companies but also users. This opened a new platform where users can share their comments and moments.

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Open Innovation and Business Success (German Edition) by Monika Gawarzynska

Open Innovation and Business Success (German Edition)

Author(s) : Monika Gawarzynska

This paper presents the concept of open innovation, which can help public and private institutions achieve better performance or business success and at last win the competition with market rivals.

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Constructing Openness on Open innovation Platforms by Emelie Kuusk-Jonsson and Pernilla Book

Constructing Openness on Open innovation Platforms

Author(s) : Emelie Kuusk-Jonsson, Pernilla Book

The works benchmarks a model for designing open innovation platforms and takes a theoretical standpoint in the socio-legal approach, viewing regulatory interventions and constructions of contractual and IP law as the legal framework enabling creation of openness.

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Open Innovation: Approaches, Strategies and Business Models (Range Economic Research) by Markus J. Faber

Open Innovation: Approaches, Strategies and Business Models (Range Economic Research) / Open Innovation: Ansätze, Strategien und Geschäftsmodelle (Spektrum wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Forschung)

Author(s) : Markus J. Faber

Author Markus J. Faber identifies in this book the basic statements of three design approaches to open innovation and gives an assessment of their semantic content. The development lays the foundation for understanding an open innovation strategy and open up the possibility to identify and understand sources of new developments.

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Innovating in a Connected World: Harnessing the Vast Creative Potential Outside Your Company (FT Press Delivers Elements) by Satish Nambisan and Mohanbir Swhney

Innovating in a Connected World: Harnessing the Vast Creative Potential Outside Your Company (FT Press Delivers Elements)

Author(s) : Satish Nambisan, Mohanbir Swhney

This study is an excerpt from The Global Brain: Your Roadmap for Innovating Faster and Smarter in a Networked World by Satish Nambisan and Mohanbir Sawhney. In their research for innovation, companies are realizing the importance of reaching out to customers, partners, suppliers, and other external entities that constitute the Global Brain.

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SMEs and Open Innovation

SMEs and Open Innovation

Author(s) : Hakikur Rahman, Isabel Ramos

Open innovation has been widely implemented in SMEs with the aim of influencing business promotion, value gain, and economic empowerment. However, little is known about the processes used to implement open innovation in SMEs and the associated challenges and benefits. This book unites knowledge on how SMEs can apply open innovation strategies to development by incorporating academic, entrepreneurial, institutional, research, and empirical cases.

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Open Innovation Essentials for Small and Medium Enterprises

Open Innovation Essentials for Small and Medium Enterprises: A Guide to Help Entrepreneurs in Adopting the Open Innovation Paradigm in Their Business

Author(s) : Luca Escoffier

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have to approach open innovation differently than large companies. This practical guide on open innovation is expressly for entrepreneurs and managers in SMEs. The authors provide strategies, techniques, and "tricks of the trade" enabling SMEs to practice open innovation systems profitability and enhance the long-term value of their company. Included are tools such as brokers, auctions, crowdsourcing, technology transfer, and spin-ups, making it useful for people already in business, starting businesses, or seeking supplemental material for courses.

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