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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Henkel, J., Baldwin, C.Y., Shih, W. 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
ja 
Cooperation:
international 
Title:
IP modularity: Profiting from innovation by aligning product architecture with intellectual property 
Abstract:
In this paper we explain how firms seeking to take advantage of distributed innovation and outsourcing can bridge the tension between value creation and value capture by modifying the modular structure of their technical systems. Specifically, we introduce the concept of “IP modularity”, a special form of modularity that seeks to protect and capture value from intellectual property (IP). We define what it means for a system to be “IP-modular,” and illustrate the application of this concept in a...    »
 
Keywords:
Modularity, value appropriation, distributed innovation, open innovation, intellectual property 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Journal title:
California Management Review 
Journal listet in FT50 ranking:
nein 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
55 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
65-82 
Reviewed:
ja 
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