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Managing a strategic source of innovation: Online users
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Management.
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Management.
2013 (English)In: International Journal of Information Management, ISSN 0268-4012, Vol. 33, no 4, 655-662 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The purpose of the paper is to develop a framework of management competences related to the effective management of three types of online innovation tools. The framework highlights the development of three types of management competences and related practices: (a) disclosure competence in order to find, direct and motivate users to contribute, (b) appropriation competence in order to appropriate users' contributions, and (c) integration competence in order to direct, transfer and integrate user contributions to the relevant parts of the organization. The study provides a managerially relevant view of the complementarities between external sourcing of knowledge and necessary internal competences to reap the benefits of involving users through an online innovation tool.

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Elsevier , 2013. Vol. 33, no 4, 655-662 p.
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Implementation, Innovation, Management competence, Online innovation tool
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-6810DOI: 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2013.04.003ISI: 000321406400005Local ID: oai:bth.se:forskinfo75655406A4C86B88C1257B75004CDE52OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-6810DiVA: diva2:834357
Available from: 2013-12-17 Created: 2013-05-24 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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