Theory Development for Organizational Platform of “User Collaboration Innovation Community ”
Jen-Fang Lee and Tzu-Ying Chan, of the National Cheng Chi University of Technology & Innovation Management, Taiwan, offer this paper Development for Organizational Platform of “User Collaboration Innovation Community ”. From the abstract:
...this study proposes the concept of the “User Collaboration Innovation Community”, tries to understand this new phenomenon by conducting projects where the opening of source software is the subject of this analysis, borrows the observation variables and propositions adopted by Mintzberg on structures of the innovative organization, and summarizes the opinions of scholars of organizational economics, the relationship between property rights and organization performance. This study further infers a series of conceptual framework and propositions on the relationships among “organization structure, property right, and organization innovation” for “the organizational platform of the user collaboration innovation community”. We expect that the construction of this concept framework will function as a concrete description and presentation of the innovation model of the “User Collaboration Innovation Community” and will serve as a clear path to be followed for continuous research in the future.