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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Schweisfurth, T., Raasch, C. 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
nein 
Cooperation:
national 
Title:
Embedded lead users - The benefits of employing users for corporate innovation 
Abstract:
While most of the literature views users and producers as organizationally distinct, this paper studies users within producer firms. We define “embedded lead users” (ELUs) as employees who are lead users of their employing firm's products or services. We argue that ELUs benefit from dual embeddedness in the user and producer domains; it shapes their cognitive structure and enables them to better absorb sticky need knowledge from the user domain. We hypothesize that ELUs are more active than reg...    »
 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Journal title:
Research Policy 
Journal listet in FT50 ranking:
Research Policy 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
44 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
168-180 
Language:
en 
Key publication:
Ja 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
International:
Ja 
Book review:
Nein 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Professional Journal:
Nein 
Interdisciplinarity:
Ja 
Ethics and Sustainability:
Ja