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Roszkowska-Menkes Maria (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland)
User Innovation : State of the Art and Perspectives for Future Research
Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI), 2017, vol. 13, nr 2, s. 127-154, rys., tab., bibliogr. s. 148-154
Issue title
Determinants of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Innowacje, Współpraca, Innowacyjność społeczeństwa, Procesy innowacyjne
Innovations, Cooperation, Innovation in society, Innovation processes
streszcz., summ.
W obliczu rosnącej roli użytkowników w procesach innowacyjnych oraz szybko zwiększającej się liczby badań w tym obszarze, celem niniejszego opracowania jest wyznaczenie granic rozumienia tego tematu w literaturze. By zrealizować tak zdefiniowany cel badawczy oraz usystematyzować rozważania, autorka odniosła się do czterech podstawowych pytań badawczych: (1) Dlaczego użytkownicy angażują się w proces tworzenia i dyfuzji innowacji? (2) Kim jest użytkownik-innowator? (3) Jakie typy innowacji powstają w wyniku działań użytkowników? (4) Jak użytkownicy tworzą innowacje? Na podstawie systematycznego przeglądu literatury zidentyfikowane zostały cztery strumienie badań nad innowacjami użytkowników, a także możliwe kierunki dalszych prac badawczych w tym obszarze. (abstrakt oryginalny)

Given the rising role of users in innovation processes and the increasing amount of research in this field the aim of this paper is to explore the limits of our understanding of the user innovation (UI) concept. In doing so, the study addresses four basic questions: (1) Why do users create and share innovation? (2) Who is the userinnovator? (3) What type of innovation do users create? (4) How do users innovate? The results of a systematic literature review identified the main research streams on user innovation, together with weaknesses of past research and perspectives for future studies. (original abstract)
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