Eric Von Hippel:Democratizing Innovation

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A reading group for discussion of Eric Von Hippel's book Democratizing innovation. If you are interested in this text, please add your name to the list of participants and put this page on your watchlist.

Chapters[edit]

  1. Introduction and Overview 1 - Discuss
  2. Development of Products by Lead Users 19 - Discuss
  3. Why Many Users Want Custom Products 33 - Discuss
  4. Users' Innovate-or-Buy Decisions 45 - Discuss
  5. Users' Low-Cost Innovation Niches 63 - Discuss
  6. Why Users Often Freely Reveal Their Innovations 77 - Discuss
  7. Innovation Communities 93 - Discuss
  8. Adapting Policy to User Innovation 107 - Discuss
  9. Democratizing Innovation 121 - Discuss
  10. Application: Searching for Lead User Innovations 133 - Discuss
  11. Application: Toolkits for User Innovation and Custom Design 147 - Discuss
  12. Linking User Innovation to Other Phenomena and Fields 165 - Discuss

Notes 179

Bibliography 183

Index 197

The Text[edit]

Online: http://web.mit.edu/evhippel/www/democ1.htm

Type: Book

Language: English

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2005.

Editions: 2 Editions

ISBN: 0262002744 9780262002745 0262220741 9780262220743

OCLC: 56880369

Related Subjects: Technological innovations -- Economic aspects. | Diffusion of innovations. | Democracy.

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Steve Perkins University of Sydney

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