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Democratizing Innovation

This free online textbook covers a wide variety of topics involving innovation.  Topics include:  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



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