Intrapreneur

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Intrapreneur

A person who develops an idea and sees it to fruition within a large organization. For example, an intrapreneur may be an employee at a corporation who sees a problem with the way inventories are stored, and develops and implements a new way to store inventory. Intrepreneurs, in other words, are innovators within their organizations, but they usually do not start new organizations.
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To fill the roles of the intrapreneurs and innovators, companies need to identify exceptional talent within their organizations, including people who may never have considered a career in supply chain before.
At Lockheed Martin, intrapreneurs developed a number of famous aircraft designs and at 3M, they came up with Post-It Notes which is now used all over the world.
An intrapreneur is the main driving force for a successful performance of the intrapreneurship mechanism of the company.
Badal sees intrapreneurs as key players in an economy that is focused more and more on talent.
These intrapreneurs are rare, but valuable to any type of organization (Hashimoto, 2006, p.
Research focusing on intrapreneurs has identified a number of distinctive characteristics.
Many people decide instead to put their talents to work at somebody else's company, innovating as intrapreneurs.
This initiative will be put into action as part of its knowledge sharing efforts aimed at entrepreneurs in SMEs and intrapreneurs working within the corporations.
Intrapreneurs work from within an institution, providing their expertise to that institution rather than to an external party.
The book's readership encompasses entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, as well as web analysts and those in product development, product management, marketing, public relations, and investing.
Food Technology Professionals will broaden their scope from technology to business, acquire hands-on business tools and develop an International Food Network to become true intrapreneurs.
And perhaps in the future, we should be described not only as Welsh-medium lecturers for the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, but as intrapreneurs within Wales' higher education institutions.