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Open source software from commercial firms--tools, complements, and collective invention
TLDR
In recent years, open source software such as GNU/Linux, Apache, or Perl has received considerable attention. Expand
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The 1.5th Mover Advantage
There has been much discussion about the timing of moves in games. However, one assumption usually goes unquestioned, namely, that of an irrevocable commitment of the first mover. In many cases thisExpand
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Modularity and Intellectual Property Protection
Modularity is a means of partitioning technical knowledge about a product or process. When state-sanctioned intellectual property (IP) rights are ineffective or costly to enforce, modularity can beExpand
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Customization and innovation - User innovation toolkits for simulator software
User innovation toolkits combine features of mass customization and unrestricted user innovation. A manufacturer can reap three types of benefits from offering a user innovation toolkit. First, itExpand
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Selective revealing in open innovation processes: the case of embedded Linux (gekürzte Version)
  • J. Henkel
  • Computer Science, Business
  • 1 August 2006
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This paper provides a quantitative study of free revealing of firm-developed innovations within embedded Linux. Expand
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The 1.5 th mover advantage
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Competing in Design: Differentiation, Imitation, and Value Capture
We propose a unifying framework for the role of visible product design as a driver of interfirm competition, covering aspects of both value creation and value capture. We introduce the concept ofExpand
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"Competing in Design: Differentiation, Imitation, and Value Capture (WITHDRAWN)"
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We propose a unifying framework for the role of visible product design as a driver of inter-firm competition, covering aspects of both value creation and value capture. Expand
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Network Effects in Biology R&D
Network effects play a central role in industries such as software and electronics. So far, however, their role in shaping biotechnology innovation has largely been overlooked. Since network effectsExpand
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Network Effects in Biology
Network effects play a central role in many information goods industries including electronics and software. So far, however, their role in shaping biotechnology innovation has largely beenExpand
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