Managing Open Innovation in Multinational Enterprises: Combining Open Innovation and R&D Globalization Literature

Wim Vanhaverbeke, Jingshu Du, Maximilian von Zedtwitz

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The following sections are included:


Relative Strengths of the Open Innovation and R&D Globalization Literature

Open innovation

R&D globalization

Assessment of open innovation and global R&D research achievements

Enriching Open Innovation with Insights from the R&D Globalization Literature

Choosing locations for overseas R&D units

The effective number of R&D locations

Tapping into local R&D communities around the globe

Integrating knowledge from different parts of the world

Knowledge transfer within the MNE

Enriching R&D Globalization Theory from an Open Innovation Perspective

Extending organizational modes to source external technology

Extending the range of internal and external innovation players

Paying attention to all phases of the open innovation funnel

The role of different types of capability building


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOpen Innovation Research, Management And Practice
EditorsJoe Tidd
Number of pages21
PublisherWorld Scientific
Publication date2013
ISBN (Print)9781783262809
ISBN (Electronic)9781783262816, 9781783262823
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
SeriesSeries on Technology Management

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