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Developing integrated solutions: The importance of relationships within the network
Firms that have traditionally focused on selling products, spare parts and services face difficulties with increasing competition and declining margins. They are therefore turning to new strategiesExpand
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Linköping University Post Print Integrated solutions from a service-centered perspective: Applicability and limitations in the capital goods industry
Although advanced services, or so called integrated solutions, have increasingly received attention in the literature, no coherent body of literature exists, and the relational dimensions and con ...
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Open to a Select Few? Matching Partners and Knowledge Content for Open Innovation Performance
The purpose of the paper is to illuminate the costs and benefits of crossing firm boundaries in inbound open innovation (OI) by determining the relationships among partner types, knowledge contentExpand
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Coordinating Supplier Involvement in Product Development Projects: A Differentiated Coordination Typology
Supplier involvement in product development has been a widely discussed theme in recent years. Sometimes, one 'best method' for involvement, derived from studies of one particular industrial context,Expand
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Match and manage: the use of knowledge matching and project management to integrate knowledge in collaborative inbound open innovation
Despite mounting evidence on the potential benefits of inbound open innovation, little is known about how firms purposefully manage inflows of knowledge. We investigate the use of two knowledgeExpand
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A configuration typology for involving purchasing specialists in product development
SUMMARY This article develops a configuration typology for purchasing's involvement in product development projects. Six configurations are identified and analyzed, varying in degree ofExpand
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Interfaces between technology development, product development and production: critical factors and a conceptual model
In this paper, critical challenges related to these interfaces are studied based on in-depth case studies of ten product development projects at five manufacturing firms, two workshops and a questionnaire. Expand
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Co-locating NPD? The need for combining project focus and organizational integration
Most studies of new product development practices focus on comparisons of individual projects, to identify factors contributing to their success or failure. This paper builds on an in-depth field sExpand
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Assessing Interface Challenges in Product Development Projects
OVERVIEW: Product development projects are exposed to a number of challenges, and the significance of different challenges differs among projects. To prepare for these challenges, project managersExpand
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Sustainable supply management as a purchasing capability : A power and dependence perspective
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to use the relative power and total interdependence concepts as an intervening theoretical lens to explain why and how sustainable supply management (SSM)Expand
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