Functional Sources of Innovation

There are five major sources of innovation for a firm: 1) its own internal value chain functions, 2) its external value-added chain of suppliers, customers, and complementary innovators, 3) university, government, and private laboratories, 4) competitors and related industries, and 5) other nations or regions.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. fydah
    Aug 05, 2010 @ 03:00:29

    can u give me the functional sources of innovation for a firm that is types is competitors and related industries… than you


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