Step 3.7

Refine process and optimize quality of research results.

Primary findings

Secondary findings

Primary findings

Barriers

Research agendas about open innovation often stay within OI and fail to leverage knowledge in other disciplines like marketing or engineering.
Literature review findings
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Explorative research provides greater opportunities but requires more resources and presents higher risk to businesses. 
Case study analysis
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Informal knowledge sharing platforms lack the predictability and organization of formal systems with regards to management goals like regulating participation and leveraging connections. 
Literature review and case study.
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Tips

Research execution: Face-to-face engagement with stakeholders and active participation in community-based activities can be effective KT strategies.
Applying integrated KT in Mental Health research.
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Secondary findings

Carriers

It is important to communicate research findings in a manner that can influence stakeholders. Quality and accessibility factors play important roles.
Source: Casebeer (2000); McColl (1998). In: Bowen, S., Martens, P. & The Need to Know Team (2005)