The Core Task Approach to modelling the dynamics of value co-creation and innovation activity

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the topical managerial challenge and the need for alternative methodological approaches to understanding complex and dynamic value creation and innovation activity in daily business practice among actors. We share the epistemological intent of making explicit the social construction of value co-creation and innovation by applying practice-based approaches. Specifically, the relevance of the Core Task Analysis (CTA) approach is examined theoretically and demonstrated empirically by structuring the emerging shared activity system in terms of new value creation activities of actors in the manufacturing industry. Finally, both the scientific and practical contributions are critically discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWhat's ahead in service research ?
    Subtitle of host publicationNew perspectives for business and society
    Place of PublicationNaples
    PublisherEuropean Association for Research on Services RESER
    Pages1072-1088
    ISBN (Print)979-12-200-1384-0
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016
    MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
    Event26th Annual RESER Conference, RESER 2016 - Naples, Italy
    Duration: 8 Sep 201610 Sep 2016

    Conference

    Conference26th Annual RESER Conference, RESER 2016
    Abbreviated titleRESER 2016
    CountryItaly
    CityNaples
    Period8/09/1610/09/16

    Keywords

    • value co-creation
    • practice-based approach
    • Core Task Analysis
    • manufacturing

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    Lappalainen, I., & Nuutinen, M. (2016). The Core Task Approach to modelling the dynamics of value co-creation and innovation activity. In What's ahead in service research ?: New perspectives for business and society (pp. 1072-1088). European Association for Research on Services RESER. http://www.reser2016.com/proceedings---outcomes-1.html