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Open Innovation, a Tool for Globalization: The Case of South Korean SMEs

Author(s): Rara Hye-Seong Jeon, Daniel Degravel

Citation: Rara Hye-Seong Jeon, Daniel Degravel, (2019) "Open Innovation, a Tool for Globalization: The Case of South Korean SMEs," Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 20, Iss. 2, pp. 51-74

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


This study explores the phenomenon of open innovation in high tech Korean SMEs. Which mechanismsdo lead SMEs to choose a specific model of innovation?

The paper includes a literature review as well as an empirical study of internationalized SMEs, based onin-depth interviews, observations, and documents.

Open innovation does not always constitute the best model of innovation solution for all SME. This paper proposes a model for assessing the fit between a company and the various models of innovation, and a strategic guide to design an innovation model for successful collaboration with the best partners.