David Antons

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Crowdsourcing has been demonstrated to be an effective strategy to enhance the efficiency of a firm's innovation process. In this paper, we focus on tournament-based crowdsourcing (also referred to as "broadcast search"), a method to solve technical problems in form of an open call for solutions to a large network of experts. Based on a longitudinal study(More)
Postponement is an approach to reduce risk in new product development by delaying design decisions. Addressing the problem of elicitation and transferring customer needs, which proved to be sticky and difficult to transfer prior to product launch, this paper proposes to move the point of postponement into the customer domain. Products based on technologies(More)
BACKGROUND It is now widely established that health care organizations are well advised not only to identify and act upon the concerns of all patient groups but also to encourage and enable them to voice their concerns in the first place. That said, research has begun to reveal that patients differ substantially in their readiness to complain, with many(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections at the level of the hospital organization. DATA SOURCES Data from all 173 acute trusts in the English National Health Service (NHS). STUDY DESIGN A longitudinal study based on trust-level panel data for the 5-year period from April(More)
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