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METHODS IN FOCUS SERIES

WE PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF RESEARCH METHODS USED BY INNOVATION MANAGEMENT RESEARCHERS.

 

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The METHODS IN FOCUS SERIES promotes knowledge about the rigorous and creative use of research methods in the field of innovation management.

 

We host monthly interviews with authors who apply insightful new methods in their work and explore the potential for advancing research in the field of innovation management. Attend live, or catch-up by YouTube or Podcast.

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UPCOMING SESSIONS

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SESSIONS IN THE PIPELINE

Business Model Innovation in a Project-based Firm – A Configurational Approach

Coming later in 2022

Jennie Björk

Editor-in-Chief, CIM

in conversation with 

Kristian Loebner & René Chester Goduscheit

Aarhus University

Creativity and Innovation Management

DIGITAL ETHNOGRAPHY, opportunities for Innovation Management Research

Coming later in 2022

Digital ethnography: This sharp, innovative book champions the rising significance of ethnographic research on the use of digital resources around the world. It contextualises digital and pre-digital ethnographic research and demonstrates how the methodological, practical and theoretical dimensions are increasingly intertwined.

Olga Kokshagina

ISPIM Breakthrough Methods & Skills SIG Leader

in conversation with 

Larissa Hjorth

RMIT University

Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice

PAST SESSIONS

29 April 2021, 08:00:00

CASE STUDIES in innovation management: In search for best practices

Case study is a widely adopted method in innovation management. However, there is a great diversity in the transparency and rigor in how case studies are conducted, downplaying their potential contribution to the cumulative scholarly knowledge. How can we uplift case studies as the method of choice for rigorous and impactful scholarship?

Paavo Ritala

Editor-in-Chief, R&D Management

in conversation with 

Ziad Elsahn

Northumbria University

R&D Management

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31 May 2021, 10:00:00

Using LONGITUDINAL STUDIES in Innovation Management Research

The authors discuss the benefits, pitfalls and process of using a longitudinal approach in their research. They conducted a longitudinal study over 18 months, and observed 128 hours of training and conducted 70 semi‐structured interviews with a sample of 40 researchers to explore the effects of training employees for creativity and innovation.

Katharina Hölzle

Editor-in-Chief, CIM

in conversation with 

Romain Rampa & Marine Agogué

HEC Montréal

Creativity and Innovation Management

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17 June 2021, 11:00:00

The OPEN INNOVATION IN SCIENCE RESEARCH Framework

Open Innovation in Science (OIS) Research Framework captures the antecedents, contingencies, and consequences of practices during the process of generating and disseminating scientific insights and translating them into innovation. The OIS Research Framework serves as a basis for future research, informs policy discussions, and provides guidance to scientists and practitioners.

Christoph Grimpe & Marion Poetz

CBS - Copenhagen Business School

in conversation with 

Susanne Beck

CBS - Copenhagen Business School

Industry and Innovation

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23 September 2021, 08:00:00

Guiding DATA-DRIVEN DESIGN IDEATION by knowledge distance

Data-driven design methods can help during design ideation phases. This knowledge-based expert system provides design stimuli across the semantic, document and field levels concurrently and helps with concept generation. We explore how this tool can be used by researchers and practitioners.

Olga Kokshagina

ISPIM Breakthrough Methods & Skills SIG Leader

in conversation with 

Jianxi Luo

Data-Driven Innovation Lab

Knowledge-Based Systems

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28 October 2021, 11:00:00

Creating and capturing value from BIG DATA

How can provider companies create and capture value from Big Data? This multiple-case study analysis suggests a framework for value creation and capture and two innovation service strategies. We show how stakeholders can influence the innovation service strategy.

Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli

Area Editor, Technovation

in conversation with 

Andrea Urbinati

LIUC Università Cattaneo

Technovation

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30 November 2021, 12:00:00

Researching organisational culture, sustainability- and economic performance

Organisations struggle to be innovative without neglecting sustainability concerns. We examine why this might be the case by looking at the organisations’ culture and scepticism among managers.

Joe Tidd

Managing Editor, IJIM

in conversation with 

Dietfried Globocnik & Romana Rauter

The University of Klagenfurt & University of Graz

International Journal of Innovation Management

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14 December 2021, 12:00:00

Examining innovative behavior with PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL NETWORKS

How we can study innovation in new ways and what data we can access in new ways? Opportunities to collect new data are plentiful they open up new research questions.

Jennie Björk

Editor-in-Chief, CIM

in conversation with 

Tim Schweisfurth & Christina Raasch

University of Twente & Kühne Logistics University

Creativity and Innovation Management

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26 January 2022, 12:00:00

FSQCA, NCA and MIXED METHODS

We use FSQCA and NCA to understand how firms and coworking spaces can influence work satisfaction and empower innovation and entrepreneurial performance. This session is offered in collaboration with the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) NCA https://www.erim.eur.nl/necessary-condition-analysis/

Eelko Huizingh & Jan Dul

ISPIM & ERiM NCA

in conversation with 

Ricarda Bouncken

University of Bayreuth

Journal of Business Research

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14 March 2022, 10:00:00

EFFECTUATION THEORY: Can established firms remain innovative?

Effectuation theory is used to describe entrepreneurial decision-making. It’s been popular in entrepreneurship research for the last two decades, and is ripe for use in innovation management research

Joe Tidd

Managing Editor, IJIM

in conversation with 

Alexander Brem

The University of Stuttgart

International Journal of Innovation Management

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