Session 271

Competing for Innovation

Track E

Date: Sunday, October 7, 2012


Time: 09:30 – 10:45

Interest Group Panel

Room: North Hall

Session Chair:

  • Gary Dushnitsky, London Business School


Firms increasingly turn outside organizational boundaries in the pursuit of innovative opportunities. Innovation tournaments, in which external constituencies are engaged and encouraged to compete in offering an innovative idea or solution, are gaining traction. The phenomenon is studied through case studies, surveys, experiments, and large sample econometric analyses. Yet, a host of questions remain unanswered: what governs the competition for innovation? How does competing for innovation differ from what we know about firms’ activity in the factor markets? To what extant do existing models and frameworks are appropriate when facing numerous innovators of heterogeneous resource and talent profiles? A panel of scholars and practitioners will take stock of existing knowledge and highlight promising areas for future work. The panelists will offer a wide array of perspectives, including insights from the CEO of a global innovation-competition company, and findings from leading scholars in the area.

All Sessions in Track E...

Sun: 08:00 – 09:15
Session 270: New Frontiers in the Computational Approaches to Strategy and Organization
Sun: 09:30 – 10:45
Session 271: Competing for Innovation
Sun: 11:15 – 12:30
Session 272: Unified Theory of Industry Evolution
Sun: 15:15 – 16:30
Session 52: Networks and competition
Session 66: Competitive strategies in transition
Mon: 08:00 – 09:15
Session 55: Risk, uncertainty and competitive advantage
Session 64: Diverse strategies: Diversification and the evolution of competition
Mon: 09:30 – 10:45
Session 65: Resourceful competitors: Competitive strategies and the resource based view
Mon: 13:30 – 14:45
Session 54: The dynamics of dynamic capabilities
Mon: 16:30 – 17:45
Session 57: Finding your niche: Niche Strategies and Competitive Advantage
Session 245: Competitors, strategy, and competitive dynamics
Tue: 08:00 – 09:15
Session 56: Competitive dynamics meet competitive strategy
Session 254: Capital Markets and Efficiency
Tue: 11:00 – 12:15
Session 58: Innovation and competitive strategy
Tue: 14:15 – 15:30
Session 60: The sustainability of competitive advantage
Session 61: Value creation and value capture
Tue: 15:45 – 17:00
Session 62: Acquiring competitive success? Mergers and acquisitions
Tue: 17:30 – 18:45
Session 59: Tempus fugit? Competitive strategy over time

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