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Forschungs-/Entwicklungs-/Innovations-Management

Joining Decisions in Open Collaborative Innovation Communities

A Discrete Choice Study

Authors: Ehls, Daniel

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Daniel Ehls analyzes the impact of contextual factors on attracting volunteers into open initiatives. He answers challenging questions like why do users join one community over another and what are attractive conditions for user and open innovation With a discrete choice experiment, Daniel Ehls identifies openness trade-offs and joining preferences contingent on access, usage and sponsorship. Also, he reveals causes of taste heterogeneity and shows how context and personality determine joining decisions. Management insights target organizational behavior, e.g. how the governance structure affects user actions, and competitive strategy, e.g. how to source external distributed knowledge.

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Daniel Ehls studied Technology Management and worked as a management consultant before he gained his doctorate degree while working with Prof. Dr. Cornelius Herstatt at the Institute of Technology and Innovation Management, where he is now a postdoctoral researcher.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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Softcover $99.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Joining Decisions in Open Collaborative Innovation Communities
Book Subtitle
A Discrete Choice Study
Authors
Series Title
Forschungs-/Entwicklungs-/Innovations-Management
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Gabler Verlag
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-04064-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-04064-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-04063-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 236
Number of Illustrations
29 b/w illustrations
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