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On transformation and adaptation: Building the entrepreneurial corporation


  • Muzyka, Daniel
  • De Koning, Alice
  • Churchill, Neil


This article is an initial attempt to classify the nature of transformations and specifically to look at the nature of transformation which attempts to build more broadly adaptive, 'entrepreneurial' organizations. The article is built on initial observations of companies that have undertaken regenerative transformations involving changes in their strategy, structure, process, and behavior. We are setting the frame for further research in which we hope to connect entrepreneurship, transformation and theory on change (punctuated equilibrium) and adaptive organizations.

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  • Muzyka, Daniel & De Koning, Alice & Churchill, Neil, 1995. "On transformation and adaptation: Building the entrepreneurial corporation," European Management Journal, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 346-362, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:eurman:v:13:y:1995:i:4:p:346-362

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    1. Sharma, Supriya, 2012. "Organizational Transformation in India: Developing a Typology," IIMA Working Papers WP2012-11-01, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
    2. repec:spr:intemj:v:13:y:2017:i:2:d:10.1007_s11365-016-0406-7 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Rodrigo Martín-Rojas & Virginia Fernández-Pérez & Encarnación García-Sánchez, 0. "Encouraging organizational performance through the influence of technological distinctive competencies on components of corporate entrepreneurship," International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Springer, vol. 0, pages 1-30.
    4. repec:cpn:umkeip:v:17:y:2018:i:2:p:183-193 is not listed on IDEAS

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