While it's sometimes a fine line between entrepreneurial talent and sales talent, Harter says the fundamental difference is that an intrapreneur
is adept at conceiving and implementing new ideas.
in organizations that formally promote entrepreneurial behavior (induced) are different from intrapreneurs
in organizations that do not encourage entrepreneurial behavior (autonomous) (Figure 1).
University management is becoming more flexible in its processes and structures, open to the ideas and contributions of its innovative intrapreneurs
But the stigma against entrepreneurs may not extend to intrapreneurs
once certain conditions are met.
And as I prepared my lecture notes it suddenly struck me that Gifford Pinchot's original description of the intrapreneur
could just as easily describe the role of a Coleg Cymraeg lecturer: | An intrapreneur
: a person with a specific goal to achieve - usually within three to 15 years .
It is noteworthy that for the purpose of making comparison, achievement motivation scale (AMS) was administered to 116 intrapreneurs
besides 134 entrepreneurs.
As the first event of its kind to be held anywhere in the world, we are delighted that such a solid platform has now been established whereby the concept of intrapreneurship can be further promoted and where intrapreneurs
can gain valuable insights and practical experience to apply their business acumen towards the development of exciting new commercial ventures.
It is comprised of leading international and regional entrepreneurs and business leaders with knowledge of the unique challenges and issues facing intrapreneurs
internationally and in specific high growth sectors and regions of the world including the GCC countries.
It's time for credit union professionals to learn to think like entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs
as entrepreneurial thinkers within larger companies are often called.
In essence, intrapreneurs
are those individuals within large corporations or SMEs who have a deep knowledge and insights of business gaps and opportunities in their market and industries but who lack the business skills, acumen and network to effectively transform new ideas into viable commercial ventures for their companies or themselves.
Job rotation and learning new things with organsation systems of assigning different tasks to the managers also plays a crucial role on development of intrapreneurs
in the organisation.
People like Rosie, Lisa and Rebecca are among the entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs
in Birmingham who have turned creativity into successful businesses and we need the next generation to be following their lead.