Open innovation has been widely implemented in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the aim of influencing business promotion, value gain, and economic empowerment. However, little is known about the processes used to implement open innovation in SMEs and the associated challenges and benefits. SMEs and Open Innovation: Global Cases and Initiatives unites knowledge on how SMEs can apply open innovation strategies to development by incorporating academic, entrepreneurial, institutional, research, and empirical cases. This book discusses diverse policy, economic, and cultural issues, including numerous opportunities and challenges surrounding open innovation strategies; studies relevant risks and risk management; analyzes SMEs evolution pattern on adopting open innovation strategies through available measurable criteria; and assists practitioners in designing action plans to empower SMEs.As regards SMEs in Egypt, the multi-sector definition of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) depends on several ... but also it has been expanding as more and more previously manual tasks and operations have been automated.
|Title||:||SMEs and Open Innovation: Global Cases and Initiatives|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2011-12-31|