Case Study

“La Cuisine Francaise”: The InnoCentive experience

7 pages
June 2007
Reference: IMD-6-0295

This case is an excellent example of best practices in open innovation. The case demonstrates how companies can actually source innovation outside their own walls and find solutions that make more economic sense than trying to solve the problems internally. It also shows what changes are necessary in terms of both processes and human resources for open innovation to work successfully.

Learning Objective

To learn about open innovation and knowledge brokering through the use of seeker-solver networks.

Open Innovation, Crowdsourcing, Change, Research and Development, Production Management, Operations Management
Field Research
© 2007
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