Mastering Emergent Opportunities and Risks During Distributed Innovation

THE INNOVATION BUTTERFLY: MANAGING EMERGENT OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS DURING DISTRIBUTED INNOVATION, Forthcoming

40 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2011 Last revised: 12 Jun 2014

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Edward G. Anderson

University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management

Nitin Joglekar

Boston University - Questrom School of Business

Date Written: August 11, 2011

Abstract

Innovation is a complex system, prone to emergent opportunities and risks. This article, which is the first chapter of a forthcoming book, overviews the causes of these emergent opportunities and risks. It also briefly describes the perspectives, tools, and leadership culture that are necessary to shape these complex systems in a manner beneficial to an innovation firm.

Keywords: Distributed Product Development, Innovation, Management of Technology, Complexity, Integration

JEL Classification: M13, M14, O32, O33

Suggested Citation

Anderson, Edward G. and Joglekar, Nitin, Mastering Emergent Opportunities and Risks During Distributed Innovation (August 11, 2011). THE INNOVATION BUTTERFLY: MANAGING EMERGENT OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS DURING DISTRIBUTED INNOVATION, Forthcoming . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1946468

Edward G. Anderson (Contact Author)

University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management ( email )

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Austin, TX 78712
United States
512-471-6394 (Phone)
512-471-3937 (Fax)

Nitin Joglekar

Boston University - Questrom School of Business ( email )

595 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02466
United States

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