Open innovation adoption from strategy to practice : implications from organizational ambidexterity and dynamic capabilities

Huang, Lu and Wagner, Beverly and Fain, Nusa (2016) Open innovation adoption from strategy to practice : implications from organizational ambidexterity and dynamic capabilities. In: 3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference, 2016-12-15 - 2016-12-16, ESADE.

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    Abstract

    The aim of this paper is to explore if ambidextrous strategy can support structured open innovation practice s through dynamic capabilities. Drawing on multi - disciplinary literature with complementary theoretical roots, open innovation is linked to higher l evel organizational ambidextrous strategy and organizational processes that encompass dynamic capabilities. A theoretical framework is developed to portray th ese subtle and nested relations that may facilitate open innovation solutions in response to organ izational challenges . Finally, conclusion and contribution are briefly summarized.