Integrating stakeholders in product development – A set-theoretic study on sustainable innovations.

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Abstrakti

The notion of stakeholder engagement has long been seen as a separate activity from innovation processes. Currently innovation processes are highly networked and integrate external knowledge from various sources. This study examines the integration of stakeholders in the development of sustainable product and service innovations. From an empirical vantage point we focus on 13 sustainability innovations from the domains of energy, food, housing and mobility and draw on a data set consisting of 82 semi-structured interviews with managers and stakeholders of medium to large companies in Europe. We use fuzzy set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA) to build theory about the conditions for stakeholder engagement that improve the sustainability contribution of the innovations. The results highlight the importance of building strong ties between the innovating companies and the integrated stakeholders. Interestingly, companies should be cautious of integrating a large number of stakeholders to the innovation process if aiming to increase the sustainability contribution.
AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
OtsikkoAcademy of Management Conference, Anaheim, Aug 5-10.
KustantajaAcademy of Management (AOM)
TilaJulkaistu - 5 elokuuta 2016
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA4 Artikkeli konferenssijulkaisuussa
TapahtumaAcademy of Management Annual Meeting: Making Organizations Meaningful - Anaheim, Yhdysvallat
Kesto: 5 elokuuta 20169 elokuuta 2016
Konferenssinumero: 76

Julkaisusarja

NimiAcademy of Management annual meeting proceedings
ISSN (elektroninen)2151-6561

Conference

ConferenceAcademy of Management Annual Meeting
LyhennettäAOM
MaaYhdysvallat
KaupunkiAnaheim
Ajanjakso05/08/201609/08/2016

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    Juntunen, J., Halme, M., & Korsunova-Tsaruk, A. (2016). Integrating stakeholders in product development – A set-theoretic study on sustainable innovations. teoksessa Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, Aug 5-10. (Academy of Management annual meeting proceedings). Academy of Management (AOM).