How Do Product Users Influence Corporate Invention?

@article{Chatterji2012HowDP,
  title={How Do Product Users Influence Corporate Invention?},
  author={Aaron K. Chatterji and Kira Fabrizio},
  journal={Organization Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={971-987}
}
The extensive academic literature on innovation has long recognized product users as a potentially important source of ideas. While prior work has primarily focused on understanding the unique motivations and knowledge that allow users to generate their own innovations, we extend existing theory to investigate the contribution of users to corporate… CONTINUE READING