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Ralf Reichwald

Ralf Reichwald is Professor of Management at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and TUM Emeritus of Excellence at the Technische Universität München.

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In today’s competitive globalized market, firms are increasingly reaching beyond conventional internal methods of research and development to use ideas developed through processes of open innovation (OI). Organizations including Siemens, Nokia, Wikipedia, Hyve, and innosabi may launch elaborate OI initiatives, actively seeking partners to help them innovate in specific areas. Individuals affiliated by common interests rather than institutional ties use OI to develop new products, services, and solutions to meet unmet needs.