Organizing for External Knowledge Sourcing
6 Pages Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Date Written: Autumn 2011
The aim of this article is to provide an introduction to the special issue. We briefly consider the external knowledge sourcing and organizing for innovation literatures, which offer a background for the special issue, and we highlight their mutual dialogue. We then illustrate the main findings of the papers included in the special issue.
Keywords: external knowledge sourcing, distributed innovation, organizational practices, incentives and motivation, collaborations, alliances and acquisitions, absorptive capacity, intellectual property rights
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