Typology for Innovative Organizations

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To my opinion, Mintzberg’s work was a refreshing change to the world of organization design that until then has been largely influenced by Taylor’s Scientific Management Approach and Henry Ford’s efficiency-based adaptation of that. It enhances productivity. 2009).

L'affaire Lichtenthaler still not over

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The Wiley website says : The above article from Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, “Technological turbulence and the impact of exploration and exploitation within and across organizations on product development performance,” by Ulrich Lichtenthaler, published online on April 2012 in Wiley Online Library, DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6520.2012.00520.x, The article was co-authored with Miriam Muethel, who then (and today ) is at the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management.

R&D Management: Let's Reward Fraud, Not Punish It

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For the past month or so, I have been getting reminders of a new publication on open innovation in R&D Management. Nonetheless, the importance of outbound open innovation has been increasing along with a growing trend toward open innovation in general (Grönlund et al.,

Two years later, Lichtenthaler count stands at 16

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Just after posting the 14th and 15th retractions of Ulrich Lichtenthaler — in Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice — I received emails from two faithful readers pointing to his 16th retraction, in the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management (JET-M).

Themes for the practice of open innovation

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Like my OI collaborators Henry Chesbrough & Wim Vanhaverbeke, I get a lot of emails (and receive many Google News updates) on businesses and consultants touting some claimed breakthrough on open innovation. I first met Cheryl in 2007 — when I was hired to train Kimberly-Clark execs on open innovation — and in 2012 Cheryl invited me to present my research at CoDev2012 when it was in San Diego. New Frontiers in Open Innovation, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.

11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

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The entrepreneur is an innovator and disturbs the economy (De Jong & Marsili, 2010; Schumpeter, 1934). Qualitative analysis shows that entrepreneurs actually use both logic at the same time, in contrast to the way larger organizations deal with innovation (in a more structured way).

Standardization as an open innovation activity

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An important but understudied form of open innovation is the network form (network as defined by Powell 1990). The theme for EURAS 2016 is ‘Co-opetition and Open Innovation’, and so I was invited to deliver the keynote address. The slides for my talk (entitled “How standards research can inform open innovation”) are online at SlideShare. For the 2014 book, I sought to bring together the prior research on the various network forms and tie them to open innovation.