Open Collaboration for Innovation: Principles and Performance

  title={Open Collaboration for Innovation: Principles and Performance},
  author={Sheen S. Levine and Michael J. Prietula},
  booktitle={Organ. Sci.},
The principles of open collaboration for innovation and production, once distinctive to open source software, are now found in many other ventures. Some of these ventures are Internet based: for example, Wikipedia and online communities. Others are off-line: they are found in medicine, science, and everyday life. Such ventures have been affecting traditional firms and may represent a new organizational form. Despite the impact of such ventures, their operating principles and performance are not… 

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