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Open Innovation: A Bibliometric Study | Ale Ebrahim | International Journal of Innovation (iji)

Open Innovation: A Bibliometric Study

Nader Ale Ebrahim, Yii Bonn Bong


Open Innovation” activities are of crucial
importance in the Research and Development (R&D) department,
especially for survival among enterprises in the competitive nature.
There has been an increasing interest in “Open Innovation”.
However, the rate of interest has yet to be measured by publications
trends. This study aims to demonstrate the trends of “Open Innovation”
from 2012 to 2017 and highlight the key-phrases for the selected topic.
In this bibliometric study, a total of 3,567 publications were
investigated in the SCOPUS database using SciVal platform. The concept
of “Open Innovation” has received considerable attentions since 2003,
and the highly cited paper was published by Chesbrough.
The top 50 key-phrases by relevancy indicated the importance of “Open
Innovation” and other emerging research areas, giving a guideline for
future research.


Bibliometric study; Open innovation; Citations analysis; Top cited papers; Research trends


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Dr. Nader Ale Ebrahim

Support Unit,Centre for Research Services, IPPP, University of Malaya, ,
Jalan Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 50603, Malaysia


Nader Ale Ebrahim
is currently working as a visiting research fellow with the Centre for
Research Services, Institute of Research Management and Monitoring
(IPPP), University of Malaya. Nader holds a PhD degree in Technology
Management from Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya.
He has over 23 years of experience in the field of technology
management and new product development in different companies. His
current research interests include: E-skills, Research Tools, Bibliometrics, and managing virtual R&D teams for new product development.

Nader is well-known as the creator of “Research Tools” Box and the developer of “Publication Marketing Tools”. The “Research Tools
help researchers by expanding their knowledge to effectively use the
"tools" that are available on the Internet to reduce the search time. He
was the winner of Refer-a-Colleague Competition and has received prizes
from renowned establishments such as Thomson Reuters. Nader has so far
conducted over 330 workshops within and outside of university of Malaya.
His papers/articles have published and presented in the several
journals and conferences.

Yii Bonn Bong
Support Unit,Centre for Research Services, IPPP, University of Malaya, ,
Jalan Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 50603, Malaysia


Dr. Bong Yii Bonn is currently a Research Manager at
Institute of Research Management and Services (IPPP), University of
Malaya. She is responsible for the university's research promotion. She
provides assistance and guidance for researchers in disseminating and
promoting their research work in order to enhance their research
visibility and impact, as well as citations. She believes that research
cycle does not ends with publications alone, thus she encourages
pro-activeness in dissemination of research output. Yii Bonn holds a PhD
degree in Applied Statistics in Health Sciences. She works closely with
Nader to help improve the university’s citations and visibility. Her
current research interests include: Research Management, Biostatistics,
Research Visibility and Citations. Previously, she worked as a
postdoctoral research fellow, focusing on the use of three-dimensional
(3D) whole-body scanner and foot scanner, as well as the further
applications associated with this innovative technology.


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