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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Leimeister, J. M.; Huber, M.; Bretschneider, U.; Krcmar, H. 
Title:
Leveraging crowdsourcing – activationsupporting components for IT-based idea competitions 
Abstract:
Ideas competitions appear to be a promising tool for crowdsourcing and open innovation processes, especially for business-to-business software companies. Active participation of potential lead users is the key to success. Yet a look at existing ideas competitions in the software field leads to the conclusion that many information technology (IT)–based ideas competitions fail to meet requirements upon which active participation is established. The paper describes how activation-enabling functiona...    »
 
Keywords:
activation; crowdsourcing; ERP software; ideas competition; incentives; motivation; open innovation; theory-driven design 
Journal title:
Journal of Management Information Systems 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
S. 187–224 
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