Article | MIT Sloan Management Review | Fall 2013

Using Open Innovation to Identify the Best Ideas

by Andrew King and Karim R. Lakhani


Which parts of your innovation processes should you open up to the wider world? To reap the benefits of open innovation, executives must understand what to open, how to open it, and how to manage the resulting problems. According to authors Andrew King of Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business and Karim R. Lakhani of the Harvard Business School and the NASA Tournament Lab, many organizations "are finding that making open innovation work can be more complicated than it looks."

Keywords: Collaborative Innovation and Invention;


King, Andrew, and Karim R. Lakhani. "Using Open Innovation to Identify the Best Ideas." MIT Sloan Management Review 55, no. 1 (Fall 2013): 41–48.