Managing supplier innovations: A systematic literature review

Anna Aminoff, Riikka Kaipia, Pihlajamaa Matti, Tanskanen Kari, Vuori Mervi, Marika Makkonen

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    As organizations become increasingly specialized, the ability to engage suppliers in innovation efforts has become critical for success. An increasing number of researchers have emphasized the importance of leveraging supplier capabilities for innovation performance. In this paper we present intermediate results of a systematic literature review in supplier innovation. Our purpose is to map existing knowledge through systematic coding and make a synthesis of means and mechanisms that stimulate supplier innovations and of capabilities that are needed to integrate supplier innovations to business processes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    Event24th Annual IPSERA Conference - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Duration: 29 Mar 20151 Apr 2015


    Conference24th Annual IPSERA Conference


    • supplier innovation
    • supplier relationship management
    • literature review

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    Aminoff, A., Kaipia, R., Matti, P., Kari, T., Mervi, V., & Makkonen, M. (2015). Managing supplier innovations: A systematic literature review. Paper presented at 24th Annual IPSERA Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.