Books & Chapters


Open Innovation: Bridging Theory and Practice Series

Co-editor of the book series “Open Innovation: Bridging Theory and Practice“, World Scientific, Imperial College Press, with Marko Torkkeli.

Open Innovation: Bridging Theory and Practice Book Series brings together research on emerging topics related to open innovation underlining the multifaceted and multipolar nature of this paradigm within innovation management research. It includes contributions covering academia, practice and policy making bodies, contributing to the ongoing debate on this paradigm shift. It aims at synthesizing views, insights and foresights from academia, practice and policy-making while unveiling multi-thematic peculiarities both on finer-grained and unexplored topical themes of open innovation. This respective book series shall provide researchers, students, practitioners, and industry leaders with research highlights surrounding the innovation management discipline.

Series editors
Anne-Laure Mention (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia)
Marko Torkkeli (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland)

Published volumes
Volume 1
Open Innovation: A Multifaceted Perspective
Edited by: Anne-Laure Mention (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg), Marko Torkkeli (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland), 2016

Volume 2
Open Innovation: Unveiling the Power of the Human Element
Edited by: Dimitrios Salampasis (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia), Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT University, Australia), 2017

Volume 3
Open Innovation and Knowledge Management in Small and Medium Enterprises
Edited by: Susanne Durst (University of Skövde, Sweden), Serdal Temel (Ege University, Turkey), Helio Aisenberg Ferenhof (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil), 2018

Volume 4
Digital Innovation: Harnessing the Value of Open Data
Edited by: Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT University, Australia)

Volume 5
Managing Digital Open Innovation
Edited by: Pierre-Jean Barlatier (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, LIST, Luxembourg) and Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT University, Australia)Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT University, Australia)

Forthcoming volumes

Managing Open Service Innovation
Edited by: Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT University, Australia) and Tor Helge Aas (University of Agder, Norway)

Transformation Dynamics in FinTech: An Open Innovation Ecosystem Outlook
Edited by: Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT University, Australia) and Dimitrios Salampasis (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)

Psychological Perspectives in Open Innovation
Edited by: Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT University, Australia) and Hardik Bhimani (RMIT University, Australia)

Innovation in Financial Services: A Dual Ambiguity

Mention, A.-L. and Torkkeli, M. (eds.) (2014). Innovation in Financial Services: A Dual Ambiguity. Cambridge Publishing Scholars.

The Open Innovation Handbook

Mention, A.-L., Nagel. A., Hafkesbrink, J. and Dabrowska, J. (eds.) (2016). Innovation Education Reloaded – Nurturing Skills for The Future. The Open Innovation Handbook. Open Innovation Network.


Salampasis, D., Mention, A.-L., and Kaiser, A. (2020). Age of discovery: Navigating the balance between human and machine. In: P. Schueffel and M. Antenen, eds., WealthTech: Wealth and Asset Management in the Fintech Age, 1st ed. Charlotte N.C.: Information Age Publishing.

Awaworyi Churchill, S. and Mention, A.-L. (2020). Innovation and Subjective Wellbeing Among Older People. In S. Awaworyi Churchill, L. Farrell and S Appau, eds., Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

De Waal, G. and Mention, A.-L. (2019). A Literature Review of Required Adaptations for Successful Implementation of Frugal Innovations in Emerging and Developing Markets. In: J. McMurray and G. A. de Waal, eds., Frugal Innovation: A Global Research Companion. London: Routledge.

Bhimani, H. and Mention, A.-L. (2019). Open data: Cliques to Culture. In: A.-L. Mention, ed., Digital Innovation: Harnessing the value of open data, 1st ed. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd., pp. 1-40.

Salampasis, D. and Mention, A.-L. (2017). FinTech: Harnessing Innovation for Financial Inclusion. In: D. LEE Kuo Chuen and R. Heng, eds., Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance and Financial Inclusion, 2nd ed. London: Elsevier Science & Technology., pp. 451-461.

Mention, A.-L. and Torkkeli, M. (2016). Unfolding Fifty Shades of Open Innovation: Stimulating Insights & Foresights. In: A.-L. Mention and M. Torkkeli, eds., Open Innovation: Bridging Theory and PracticeOpen Innovation: A Multifaceted Perspective, 1st ed, Part 1. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd., pp. 1-18.

Mention A.-L. (2015). Light Footprint Management & Open Innovation: are those compatible? Invited chapter in iBook edited with the support of Roland Berger.

Salampasis, D. (2014). Organizational Readiness for Open Innovation in the Financial Services Sector: The missing element of trust. In: A.-L. Mention and M. Torkkeli, eds., Innovation in financial services: a dual ambiguity, 1st ed. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing., pp. 295-336.

Mention, A.-L. and Asikainen, A.-L. (2013). Measuring the Impact of Inbound Open Innovation Practices on Performance in Service. In: J. Tidd, ed., Series on Technology Management – Open Innovation Research, Management And Practice, 23rd vol. London: Imperial College Press., pp. 237-266.

Salampasis, D. and Mention, A.-L. (2013). Financial Innovation & Sustainable Development. In: The EuroCharity Yearbook 2012/13 – Innovation for Excellence.

Al-Sharieh, S. and Mention, A.-L. (2013). Open Innovation and Intellectual Property: The Relationship and Its Challenges. In: B. Ran, ed. Contemporary Perspectives on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy – The Dark Side of Technological Innovation. 2nd ed. Charlotte N.C.: Information Age Publishing., pp. 111-136.