volume 24, issue 1, P24-38 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-11-2018-0095
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Davide Aloini, Valentina Lazzarotti, Luisa Pellegrini, Pierluigi Zerbino

Abstract: Purpose The role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and digital platforms in enabling connectivity and collaboration among actors is neglected when dealing with outbound open innovation (OI). Moreover, the outbound OI process is not currently defined in a univocal way. Thus, this paper aims to outline the outbound OI phases and to explore role and capabilities of ICTs in supporting it. Design/methodology/approach Through a literature review approach, the authors specified the outbound OI p…

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