Kerstin Balka focuses on the open source development of tangible objects, so-called open design. To explore the landscape and mechanisms of open design, she presents a comprehensive study of 104 projects and an in-depth case study of six projects.
About the Author
Kerstin Balka obtained her doctorate with Prof. Cornelius Herstatt at the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management at the Hamburg University of Technology.
Table of ContentsThe Open Design Landscape; Open Design of Tangible Goods: A Comparative Case Study; The Meaning of Openness is not Trivial; How Openness Impacts Developer’s Satisfaction and their Contribution