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Community, joining, and specialization in open source software innovation: a case study


  • von Krogh, Georg
  • Spaeth, Sebastian
  • Lakhani, Karim R.


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  • von Krogh, Georg & Spaeth, Sebastian & Lakhani, Karim R., 2003. "Community, joining, and specialization in open source software innovation: a case study," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(7), pages 1217-1241, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:32:y:2003:i:7:p:1217-1241

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    1. Robert G. Fichman & Chris F. Kemerer, 1997. "The Assimilation of Software Process Innovations: An Organizational Learning Perspective," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 43(10), pages 1345-1363, October.
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    3. Hertel, Guido & Niedner, Sven & Herrmann, Stefanie, 2003. "Motivation of software developers in Open Source projects: an Internet-based survey of contributors to the Linux kernel," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(7), pages 1159-1177, July.
    4. Cortazar, Rene, 1997. "Non-redundant Groups, the Assurance Game and the Origins of Collective Action," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 92(1-2), pages 41-53, July.
    5. E. Burton Swanson, 1994. "Information Systems Innovation Among Organizations," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 40(9), pages 1069-1092, September.
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