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Innovation community governance The case of Skåne Food Innovation Network
University of Borås, School of Engineering.
University of Borås, School of Engineering.
2010 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Purpose – The aim of the paper is to investigate the emerging and subtle role of the intermediaries or knowledge brokers and how to increase the learning and development of the innovation intermediaries with a governance perspective. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is the elaboration of the Mintzberg idea of rebuilding companies as communities to foster innovation in communities by using specially designed meeting format called systemic meeting. Findings – There are emerging patterns of the firms creating value networks to accelerate innovation and share knowledge. Intermediaries or knowledge brokers acting as an interface between seekers and solvers will need different mindset or approach to innovation with more of governance perspective than that of government. Originality/value – This paper extends the understanding of the intermediaries and proposed a new systemic approach to the Innovation intermediaries.

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Keyword [en]
intermediaries, knowledge broker, open innovation, communities, storytelling, governance
Keyword [sv]
Kvalitetsdriven logistik
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Social Sciences Engineering and Technology Agricultural Sciences Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-6481Local ID: 2320/7347OAI: diva2:887177
9th Wageningen International Conference on Chain and Network Management 26 – 28 May 2010, Wageningen, Netherlands
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