Mitigating not-invented-here and not-sold-here problems: The role of corporate innovation hubs – Fascinating study on the NIH and NSH syndrome. As its name suggests, NIH refers to the negative attitude researchers tend to have when they work with externally generated knowledge. On the other hand, NSH refers to researchers’ negative attitude towards transferring a firm’s knowledge to be exploited by another firm.
Taking scientific inventions to market: Mapping the academic entrepreneurship ecosystem – Bibliometric review of academic entrepreneurship. They propose a conceptual framework containing the following processes: research insight (discovery), unlock value (validation), commercialize (customer acquisition/creation) and create impact (scaling/company building).
Learning to Manage Breadth: Experience as Repetition and Adaptation – unique in that it studies the toxic waste management of manufacturing companies. The researchers find that increased breadth undermines performance, but this can be overcome with more experience.
The role of digital artefacts in early stages of distributed innovation processes – I always say to my team at Embiggen to just produce something as soon as they can and we can just iterate later on. As this study finds in the open source software community, ” (1) the presence of initial code release limits the divergence of team members’ representations and (2) limiting the divergence of team members’ representations triggered by initial code release implies a higher probability that the project survives”