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    Find and read the following paper. Then answer the questions below.
    Chesbrough, H. (2004). Managing open innovation. Research-Technology Management, 47(1), 23-26.

    1)How is innovation changing, and what are the key determinants? Do you agree? If not, what theory / literature can you find to contest the author's main arguments?

    2)What is meant by the term 'paradigm shift'? Do you feel the change from closed to open innovation is a 'paradigm shift'? Support your argument.

    3)Traditional focus on closed innovation is reflected in how firms 'organise for innovation'. Read the summary chapter on this section (on blackboard) and discuss how firms may evolve how they are structured to accommodate the move towards more open innovation.

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    http://www.innovationmanagement.se/2014/04/04/organizational-processes-and-structures-supporting-open-innovation/

    )How is innovation changing, and what are the key determinants? Do you agree? If not, what theory / literature can you find to contest the author's main arguments?

    Innovation is switching because of the technological changes that have occurred, which make it easier for open innovation to become the primary business strategy for companies because of the ease involved with product innovation, process innovation, and open management methods that are associated with this model. This model has been touted as the model that will lead to more successful innovation for the 21st century as it allows firms to achieve long-term success. The traditional closed form of innovation discouraged cooperation with competitors as it required a limited approach that was based upon ...

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