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

Marika Makkonen, Anna Aminoff, Katri Valkokari

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific


    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 publication 2016 XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference
    PublisherInternational Society for Professional Innovation Management ISPIM
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Print)978-952-265-929-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
    EventXXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference: Blending Tomorrow's Innovation Vintage - Porto, Portugal
    Duration: 19 Jun 201622 Jun 2016


    ConferenceXXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference
    Abbreviated titleISPIM


    • open innovation
    • supplier innovation
    • customer attractiveness


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