Chapter 6 Corporate Entrepreneurship
Published: 31 January 2016
Component type: chapter
Published in: Enterprise: Concepts and Issues
Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-75-3-2848
Corporations cannot be static – they must continually adapt and redefine themselves as the development and enhancement of new products, services, processes and technologies are occurring at a phenomenal speed. In the long term, for corporations to remain competitive, corporate entrepreneurship is one of the ways forward. This chapter concentrates on establishing an understanding of corporate entrepreneurship and the approaches corporations can use as pathways to becoming sustainable and successful organizations.
- Lai Hong Ng, Heriot-Watt University (author)
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- Norin Arshed, Heriot-Watt University (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6775-1840
- Mike Danson, Heriot-Watt University (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1041-0022
Ng, L.H. (2016) "Chapter 6 Corporate Entrepreneurship" In: Arshed, N. & Danson, M. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-910158-75-3-2876
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