The Perils of Innovation Communities

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


This last chapter starts with a brief summary of this book’s findings. Furthermore, it wraps up its key contributions in conceptual, theoretical, and practical terms. The final section concludes with an outlook on how the principles of innovation communities extent their reach to processes that foster hardware innovation in rather competitive business realms. Drawing on two related examples, I reconsider how my analytical concept of innovation communities can nurture a more elaborated understanding of open and distributed innovation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technische UniversitätBerlinGermany

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