Title: The role of public-private partnerships in developing open social innovation: the case of GoogleGlass4Lis

Authors: Giuseppe Tardivo; Gabriele Santoro; Alberto Ferraris

Addresses: Department of Management, University of Torino, Corso Unione Sovietica, 218 bis, 10134 Torino, Italy ' Department of Management, University of Torino, Corso Unione Sovietica, 218 bis, 10134 Torino, Italy ' Department of Management, University of Torino, Corso Unione Sovietica, 218 bis, 10134 Torino, Italy; Laboratory for International and Regional Economics, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Ural Federal University, Russia

Abstract: Openness in innovation has become a common practice to achieve effective and radical changes. Recently, its key features have been juxtaposed to social sector. In this context, the aim of this paper is to understand how openness can be useful in satisfying a social need. In particular, we analyse the public-private partnership tool, useful to merge the public interest and competencies and technologies of the private organisations, focusing on the alliance management aspect. In this framework, this work contributes to develop the recent topic of open social innovation with an in-depth case study.

Keywords: social innovation; public-private partnership; PPP; alliance management; open social innovation.

DOI: 10.1504/WREMSD.2017.086305

World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2017 Vol.13 No.5/6, pp.580 - 592

Available online: 03 Sep 2017 *

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