Open innovation in manufacturing smes - Integration into value networks

Angela Fajsi, Željko Tekić, Slobodan Morača

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Abstract

In constantly changing market, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) highly rank importance of collaboration throug the entire value network. Due to their size and to limitations they face, the problem of harmonization of their busines processes with research and development is particularly emphasized, especially in terms of necessity of using both interna and external resources The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of value networks participants' collaboration to Open Innovation (OI) SMEs, especially the ones from the manufacturing sector, came to realize that rigid market demands and new technologie go beyond individual companies. Thus, innovation companies are forced to share ideas and resources with othe participants in complex value networks where research, development and production are treated as open system. Th paper presents authors' initial findings, which are the basis for further research planned for first-Author's PhD dissertation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 26th DAAAM International Symposium, DAAAM 2015
EditorsBranko Katalinic
PublisherDanube Adria Association for Automation and Manufacturing, DAAAM
Pages1076-1081
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783902734075
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event26th DAAAM International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing and Automation, DAAAM 2015 - Zadar, Croatia
Duration: 21 Oct 201524 Oct 2015

Publication series

NameAnnals of DAAAM and Proceedings of the International DAAAM Symposium
Volume2015-January
ISSN (Print)1726-9679

Conference

Conference26th DAAAM International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing and Automation, DAAAM 2015
Country/TerritoryCroatia
CityZadar
Period21/10/1524/10/15

Keywords

  • Collaboration
  • Manufacturing
  • Open innovation
  • SMEs
  • Value network

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