Organizational rejuvenation for knowledge exploitation: Exploring corporate entrepreneurship in an MNE
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to study how organizational rejuvenation is used to increase and support knowledge exploitation in multinational enterprises. Using case-study data to explore the theoretical arguments, interesting findings emerge. The main finding is that entrepreneurial activities in IT industry enable organizational rejuvenation with repercussions beyond the focal function. Other findings relate to how corporate entrepreneurship activities provide possibilities for continuous knowledge exploitation within the MNE and how entrepreneurial groups inside MNEs form the foundation from which the organizational rejuvenation originates. Finally, the form of organizational rejuvenation studied embraced both structural and behavioral changes. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006
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Volume (Year): 4 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
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