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Cases on SMEs and Open Innovation

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Cases on SMEs and Open Innovation: Applications and Investigations reviews applications of open innovation concepts and strategies for SMEs development by accommodating theoretical perspectives and case studies. This book covers diverse aspects of open innovation in terms of policy, politics, economy, and culture, making it a useful reference for researchers, practitioners and academics.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Editorial Advisory Board
  4. List Of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. Where The Book Stands
    2. Target Audience
    3. Organization Of The Casebook
    4. Conclusion
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Government Sponsored Programmes and Projects
    1. Chapter 1: The Case of Region Marketing of a Greek Southwestern City
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Background Of The Case
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Case Description: The Strategic Goal Of The “Digital City” Based On The Municipal Broadband Infrastructure And The Pitfalls Of The Promotion Campaign By The Municipality’S Leadership
      5. Current Challenges: Kalamata’S Repositioning
      6. Solutions And Recommendations
    2. Chapter 2: Open Innovation for Non- High-Tech SMEs
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Organization Background
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Plastics Ua Case Study
      5. Current Challenges
      6. Solutions And Recommendations
    3. Chapter 3: Risk-Off Method
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Organization Background
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Case Description
      5. Current Challenges Facing The Organization
      6. Solutions And Recommendations
    4. Chapter 4: Trends of Open Innovation in Developing Nations
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Organizational Background
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Case Descriptions
      5. Current Challenges Facing The Scenario
      6. Solutions And Recommendations
  8. Section 2: Public-Private Partnerships in Innovation
    1. Chapter 5: Rvolta, a Case for Open Innovation
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Case Organization
      3. Network Background: Three Main Partners
      4. Setting The Stage
      5. A Case For An Innovator
      6. Current Challenges Facing Partners
      7. Solutions And Recommendations
    2. Chapter 6: Identity and Externalities toward Sustainability
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Organization Background And Setting
      3. The Socio-Cultural Context Of Di.Co.Te.
      4. Theoretical Background
      5. Case Description
      6. Conclusion And Recommendations
      7. Future Discourse
    3. Chapter 7: ICT Mediated Value Chain for Managing Weavers’ Livelihoods
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Introduction
      3. Overview Of Rugs Weaving Sector
      4. Organization Background Of The Case: Jrc
      5. Setting The Stage
      6. Evolution Of Ict In Jrc Group
      7. Current Challenges Facing The Organization
      8. Solutions And Recommendations
    4. Chapter 8: How can Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Innovation Enhance Enterprise Performance?
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Organization Background
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Case Description: Csr In Romanian Smes
      5. Good Practice Company Case Studies
      6. Current Challenges, Recommendations And Solutions
    5. Chapter 9: “Casa do Conhecimento” (Knowledge House)
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Organizational Background
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Case Description
      5. Current Challenges Facing The Organization
      6. Solutions And Recommendations
  9. Section 3: Open and Collaborative Approaches in Innovation
    1. Chapter 10: Cardmobili
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Company Background
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Case Description
      5. Challenges And Opportunities
      6. Conclusion And Recommendations
    2. Chapter 11: The Case of a Portuguese Intermediary of Open Innovation
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Organization Background
      3. Setting The Stage
      4. Case Description
      5. Current Challenges Facing The Organization
      6. Solutions And Recommendations
    3. Chapter 12: Championing SME eCollaboration
      1. Executive Summary
      2. Industry Background
      3. The Value Of E-Collaboration
      4. The E-Collaboration Champion
      5. Current Challenges Of E-Collaboration
      6. Solutions And Recommendations
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors
  12. Index