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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Schweisfurth, T., Herstatt, C. 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
ja 
Cooperation:
national 
Title:
How internal users contribute to corporate product innovation: the case of embedded users 
Abstract:
Harnessing tacit knowledge rooted in use experience and exploiting it for innovation is a major challenge for firms. This paper explores ‘embedded users’ as a mechanism to extract and utilize such knowledge for innovation. Embedded users are firm employees, who are also users of the firm's products. They are embedded into the firm and into the use context outside the firm, and also integrate need and solution-related knowledge. Owing to these characteristics, embedded users are very capable of i...    »
 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Journal title:
R&D Management 
Journal listet in FT50 ranking:
nein 
Year:
2014 
Year / month:
2016-01 
Pages contribution:
107-126 
Fulltext / DOI:
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell 
Date of publication:
28.11.2014 
Key publication:
Nein 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
International:
Ja 
Book review:
Nein 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Professional Journal:
Nein 
Interdisciplinarity:
Nein 
Mission statement:
Ethics and Sustainability:
Nein