April 19, 2010

CFP: Open Innovation book chapters

Open Innovation at Firms and Public Administrations: Technologies for Value Creation

Dr. Carmen de Pablos Heredero
Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain

Call for Chapters:
Proposals Submission Deadline: May 25, 2010
Full Chapters Due: September 1, 2010

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
Open innovation policies
Open innovation as a model of innovation and creation of new knowledge
The analysis of the contingency elements that affect open innovation practices
The implementation and use of open innovation
The management of intellectual property
The role of the managerial side in open innovation
Motivation factors for open innovation
Leadership for open innovation practices
Questions associated to new markets and economic scenarios

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before May 25, 2010, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by June 25, 2010 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by September 1, 2010. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” and “IGI Publishing” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2011.

See the CFP for more details.

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