Open Innovations in Supply Chain Relationships: Analysis of a Creative Sector

  • Prof. Dr. Maria Rosaria Marcone School of Economics, Marche Polytechnic University, P. le Martelli, n. 8, 60121 Ancona, Italy
Keywords: supply chain, risk management, open innovation, new process-product re-engineering

Abstract

The work focuses on the development of innovative supply relationships that allow the use of openness innovations. At the same time, firms that want to implement these innovations must redesign their production processes. The research is based on an in-depth study of 10 business cases of medium-sized firms belonging to a clothing sub-sector, that of knitwear. The findings have important managerial implications considering that the innovative supply chain processes, in which a leading role is assumed by firms operating in the so-called traditional manufacturing sectors, generate an increase in flexibility of the entire supply chain.

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Published
2021-06-30
How to Cite
Marcone, M. R. (2021) “Open Innovations in Supply Chain Relationships: Analysis of a Creative Sector”, Mednarodno inovativno poslovanje = Journal of Innovative Business and Management, 13(1), pp. 12-21. doi: 10.32015/JIBM/2021.13.1.12-21.
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