Measuring User Innovation in Canadian Manufacturing, 2007 - ARCHIVED

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This working paper provides some metrics for the measurement of user innovation. It explains what is meant by user innovation and provides background on its measurement at Statistics Canada, drawing attention to some more influential work. Challenges to the measurement of user innovation are presented. Details on the survey methodology and survey findings, measurement issues and some lessons learned from the survey will be discussed. The paper concludes by presenting contributions of this study to understanding user innovation.

Issue Number: 2009003
Author(s): Schaan, Susan; Uhrbach, Mark
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