Trust as a Success Factor in Open Innovation. The Case of NOKIA and GNOME

Malgorzata Ciesielska, Zilia Iskoujina

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This chapter analyzes trust, open innovation, and software development modes. Basing on the case of GNOME – Nokia collaboration, it shows how trust can be perceived as a strategic resource, which is actually the crucial ingredient of successful collaboration. The dichotomy of the professional (expert) trust and the political trust is proposed as an interpretive key to understanding trust enactment in open source communities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManaging Dynamic Technology-Oriented Businesses: High-Tech Organizations and Workplaces
EditorsDariusz Jemielniak, Abigail Marks
PublisherIGI Global Publishing
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781466618374
ISBN (Print)9781466618367
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

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