WHY 'OPEN INNOVATION' IS OLD WINE IN NEW BOTTLES

@article{Trott2009WHYI,
  title={WHY 'OPEN INNOVATION' IS OLD WINE IN NEW BOTTLES},
  author={P. Trott and Dap Hartmann},
  journal={International Journal of Innovation Management},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={715-736}
}
  • P. Trott, Dap Hartmann
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • Business
  • International Journal of Innovation Management
The concept of 'open innovation' has received a considerable amount of coverage within the academic literature and beyond. Much of this seems to have been without much critical analysis of the evidence. In this paper, we show how Chesbrough creates a false dichotomy by arguing that open innovation is the only alternative to a closed innovation model. We systematically examine the six principles of the open innovation concept and show how the Open Innovation paradigm has created a partial… 

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