Address Internal Resistance to Open Innovation

Published On:
June 28, 2021
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APQC
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For open innovation programs to work, organizational leaders must encourage internal buy-in and address fears that external partners will replace peoples’ jobs or reduce their roles. An excerpt from APQC’s report Open Innovation: Creating Flexible Collaboration, this article examines how to leverage change management principles to drive workforce commitment to open innovation and includes an example from NASA.