Open and close innovation process as a way to organizational ambidexterity - esearch results

Paweł Mielcarek


Innovation process is activity that has strategic importance for long term success of company due to possibility to develop and adjust its key competencies, capabilities and competitive advantages to the environment and stakeholders requirements. These changes can be translate and implemented into different models of innovation’s process, that will allow to indicate various strategies of development. In the research two concepts: open and close innovation processes are compared from the perspective of achieving organization’s ambidexterity. This can be crucial for balancing between securing present revenue streams and ability of creating new value for customers. Main goal of this article is to present and recognize the relation between configurations of innovation processes and achieved level of organization’s ambidexterity. This goal will be achieved by distinguish from innovation process: open and close innovation processes and then complied their configurations with configuration of innovation process that ensure high level of ambidexterity. This allows formulating further research directions and recommendations for managers and business practice. These issues were subject of survey covering 400 medium and large size Polish entities and period of 2015–2017. Most important finding is that the average intensity of innovation process is 0.80 (in scale from 0 to 2.0) and for companies achieving high level of ambidexterity it is 1.20. So the innovation gap with value 0.40 is rather significant, and in particular concern several actions such as: resource development, independent creation of innovations and commercialization of innovations on the current market
Author Paweł Mielcarek (WZ / KTOiZ)
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- Department of Organisation and Management Theory
Publication size in sheets0.6
Book Krzakiewicz Kazimierz, Cyfert Szymon (eds.): Dynamic capabilities and their strategic dimension. Aspects of imitation and innovation, 2019, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Poznaniu, ISBN 978-83-66199-71-2, 141 p.
Keywords in Polishproces innowacji, oburęczność, otwarta innowacja, zamknięta innowacja
Keywords in EnglishInnovation process, ambidexterity, open innovation, close innovation
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
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ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 23-04-2020, MonographChapterAuthor
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