Democratizing Innovation, Eric von Hippel

Table of Contents

Attribution

Acknowledgements

Democratizing Innovation

1 Introduction and Overview

2 Development of Products by Lead Users

3 Why Many Users Want Custom Products

4 Users' Innovate-or-Buy Decisions

5 Users' Low-Cost Innovation Niches

6 Why Users Often Freely Reveal Their Innovations

7 Innovation Communities

8 Adapting Policy to User Innovation

9 Democratizing Innovation

10 Application: Searching for Lead User Innovations

11 Application: Toolkits for User Innovation and Custom Design

12 Linking User Innovation to Other Phenomena and Fields

Notes

Endnotes

Bibliography

Book Index