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Success Factors of Open Innovation - A Literature Review
Susanne Durst, Pirjo Ståhle
Pages - 111 - 131     |    Revised - 01-10-2013     |    Published - 01-11-2013
Volume - 4   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - November 2013  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Open Innovation, Open Innovation Process, Open Innovation Practices, Success Factors, Literature Review.
ABSTRACT
This paper reviews the research on the open innovation process in order to identify critical success factors. The study consists of a systematic review of 29 referred empirical articles on the open innovation process. The studies reviewed highlight different success factors for the open innovation process. These factors are grouped into nine themes: 1) relational aspects, 2) the people involved in the process, 3) governance, 4) facilitators, 5) provision of resources, 6) strategy, 7) process management, 8) leadership and 9) culture. Based upon the findings, the study proposes a number of future research directions that may stimulate more intensive investigation of this field.
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Dr. Susanne Durst
Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research Aalto University School of Business Helsinki, 00100 - Finland
susanne.durst@aalto.fi
Professor Pirjo Ståhle
Finland Futures Research Centre and Center for Know ledge and Innovation Research University of Turku and Aalto University School of Business Turku, 20014 and Helsinki, 00100 - Finland