Intrapreneurship


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Intrapreneurship

The development of an idea within a large organization. For example, intrapreneurship may involve the development and implementation of a new way to store inventory so as to improve a company's efficiency. In other words, intrapreneurship is innovation within an organization, but not the creation of a new one.
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Norman Macrae was the first who mentioned the term "intrapreneurship".
Of course, the most enduring--and certainly most beloved--story of intrapreneurship is Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs, also known as Skunk Works, and its founder Kelly Johnson.
The first ever global conference of its kind dedicated to supporting the development of intrapreneurship within corporations and SMEs will feature an "Executive Management Workshop on Intrapreneurship" delivered by Dr.
"GIFORUM 2012 will be the first global conference of its kind dedicated to supporting the growth and development of intrapreneurship within corporations and SMEs, and for corporate entrepreneurs from the MENA region and their counterparts around the world," said a press release.
The final day sessions focus on venture capital, "intrapreneurship", "greenovation," impact of natural disasters, innovation, competitiveness, and disruptive technologies.
In 1985, Pinchot introduced the term 'intrapreneurship', which is derived from intra-corporate entrepreneurship, which describes the practice of entrepreneurship within organizations (Bridge, O'Neil and Crombie, 1998).
Through a rigorous analysis of 10 case studies located within Africa and Latin America involving social intrapreneurship, our findings suggest that cognitive, network, and cultural embeddedness each play an important constraining role that is even more pronounced in organizations that were historically nonprofit in form.