Facilitating Intrapreneurship- Can Ceos Facilitate Intrapreneurship?
Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) have pivotal roles in guiding the organization forward with their vision and strategies but with the current economic situations, organizations are struggling with innovation management. The economic environment of the 21st century is getting progressively more competitive, demanding and challenging for most organizations. In order to survive and be successful, organizations constantly need to work on their products, services and business models to maintain a competitive advantage. This paper proposes intrapreneurship as an effective solution for managing innovation progression in different organizations. Organizational complexities can be effectively managed if CEOs facilitate an intrapreneurial climate where the skills of intrapreneurs can be nurtured and developed. This paper demonstrates that by establishing an intrapreneurial climate, CEOs can provide development opportunities for prospective intrapreneurs to grow and flourish in any organization. This research uses an audio recorded structured interview methodology with data analysis using NVivo software. Key words: CEO characteristics, Intrapreneurship, Qualitative research, Innovation, Organization management
|Date of creation:||Dec 2013|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: The Editor, Voice of Research E/1, Samay Appartments, Behind NID, Paldi. Ahmedabad. 380007|
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Zahra, Shaker A., 1995. "Corporate entrepreneurship and financial performance: The case of management leveraged buyouts," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 10(3), pages 225-247, May.
- Calabria, David C., 1982. "CEOs and the paradox of power," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 29-31.
- Antoncic, Bostjan & Hisrich, Robert D., 2001. "Intrapreneurship: Construct refinement and cross-cultural validation," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 16(5), pages 495-527, September.
- Duncan, W. Jack & Ginter, Peter M. & Rucks, Andrew C. & Jacobs, T. Douglas, 1988. "Intrapreneurship and the reinvention of the corporation," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 16-21.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:vor:issues:2013-12-14. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Dr. Avdhesh Jha)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.