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Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas over Time: An Analysis of the Dell IdeaStorm Community
  • B. Bayus
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Manag. Sci.
  • 2013
TLDR
Studying Dell's IdeaStorm community, serial ideators are found to be more likely than consumers with only one idea to generate an idea the organization finds valuable enough to implement, but they are unlikely to repeat their early success once their ideas are implemented. Expand
Crowdfunding Creative Ideas: The Dynamics of Project Backers in Kickstarter
Entrepreneurs are turning to crowdfunding as a way to finance their creative ideas. Crowdfunding involves relatively small contributions of many consumer-investors over a fixed time period (generallyExpand
The Market Evolution and Sales Takeoff of Product Innovations
TLDR
This work explores the relationship between takeoff times, price decreases, and firm entry for a sample of consumer and industrial product innovations commercialized in the United States over the past 150 years and finds that new firm entry dominates other factors in explaining observed sales takeoff times. Expand
An empirical study of innate consumer innovativeness, personal characteristics, and new-product adoption behavior
This article explores the relationships between innate consumer innovativeness, personal characteristics, and new-product adoption behavior. To do this, the authors analyze cross-sectional data fromExpand
Does my contribution to your crowdfunding project matter
In this study, we consider the dynamics of crowdfunding project support over time. We propose that people support crowdfunding projects financially when they believe that their contribution will makeExpand
Network Effects and Competition: An Empirical Analysis of the Home Video Game Industry
Building on the resource‐based view of the firm, we advance the idea that a firm's customer network can be a strategic asset. We suggest that network effects are a function of network size (i.e.,Expand
The Role of Pre-Entry Experience, Entry Timing and Product Technology Strategies in Explaining Firm Survival
TLDR
It is found that diversifying entrants have an initial survival advantage over entrepreneurial startups, but, for later entrants, the reverse is found: startups that enter later in the industry have a survival advantageover the later entering diversification entrants. Expand
Speed‐to‐Market and New Product Performance Trade‐offs
Abstract When pressed to accelerate a development effort, more than a few managers have responded in terms such as “Good, fast, cheap … Pick any two”. Time-to-market decisions clearly play anExpand
Product Proliferation: An Empirical Analysis of Product Line Determinants and Market Outcomes
Considering the number of new product introductions and available product varieties today, the practice of product proliferation is visibly evident in many diverse industries. Given its prevalence inExpand
Crowdfunding Creative Ideas: The Dynamics of Project Backers
Entrepreneurs are turning to crowdfunding as a way to finance their creative ideas. Crowdfunding involves relatively small contributions of many consumer-investors over a fixed time period (generallyExpand
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