Università della Svizzera italiana

Three essays on problem-solving in collaborative open productions

Tonellato, Marco ; Lomi, Alessandro (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2014 ; 2014ECO010.

The term “open production” is frequently used to describe production systems that rely on volunteer participants who are willing to participate, produce, and bear private costs in order to provide a public good. Examples of open production are becoming increasingly common in many industries. What make these productions possible? How may they be sustained in a world of organizations in which...