Stimulating supplier innovation in a complex and regulated business environment - dyadic case study

Marika Makkonen, Anna Aminoff, Katri Valkokari

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to empirically study ways to stimulate suppliers for outside-in open innovation in business environment, where buyer is reliant on external resources in R&D. In specific, the main objective is to answer the question, how to increase supplier's willingness to contribute to the buyer's development process. A qualitative, embedded case study methodology is applied based on dyadic data collection. The material was collected in 18 semi-structured interviews in three m echanical engineering and manufacturing companies in Finland.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference
Number of pages14
PublisherISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management
Publication date2016
ISBN (Print)978-952-265-929-3
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeB3 Article in conference proceedings
EventXXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference: Blending Tomorrow's Innovation Vintage - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 19.06.201622.06.2016

Keywords

  • 512 Business and Management
  • open innovation
  • supplier innovation
  • customer attractiveness

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    Makkonen, M., Aminoff, A., & Valkokari, K. (2016). Stimulating supplier innovation in a complex and regulated business environment - dyadic case study. In 2016 XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management.