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.
|Title of host publication||2016 XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference|
|Publisher||International Society for Professional Innovation Management ISPIM|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
|MoE publication type||B3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings|
|Event||XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference: Blending Tomorrow's Innovation Vintage - Porto, Portugal|
Duration: 19 Jun 2016 → 22 Jun 2016
|Conference||XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference|
|Period||19/06/16 → 22/06/16|
- open innovation
- supplier innovation
- customer attractiveness
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 International Society for Professional Innovation Management ISPIM.