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Author Sathe, Vijay.
Title Corporate entrepreneurship : top managers and new business creation / Vijay Sathe ; foreword by Peter F. Drucker.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Author Sathe, Vijay.
Subject Entrepreneurship.
Creative ability in business.
Executive ability.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 387 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-375) and index.
Contents Introduction. Appendix : A theory of corporate entrepreneurship -- Why a consistent emphasis and approach for new business creation is beneficial but difficult to achieve -- I. The business environment. The external business environment -- The internal business environment -- II. The management culture. Shared beliefs about rewards, risks, opportunities, and rule-bending -- Shared beliefs about control and learning -- III. The corporate executives. The bigger-is-better corporate philosophy -- The small-is-beautiful corporate philosophy -- New business creation challenges for corporate executives -- Guidance and coaching by the DGM's boss and support and challenge by the controllers -- IV. The division general manager. The DGM's personal assets -- The DGM's motivation and strategy for new business creation -- Building corporate support for new business creation -- Leading the division for new business creation -- V. The division and its top management team. The identification and pursuit of new business opportunities -- Other new business creation challenges for the division -- The division's organization, competence, and collaboration for new business creation -- The effectiveness of the division's top management team -- VI. Putting it all together. How the five major influences interact to drive new business creation -- Managing ten critical issues in new business creation.
Note Print version record.
Summary How do large corporations encourage their senior managers to become entrepreneurial? Professor Sathe's pioneering book is based on interviews with senior managers to understand why some organizations excel at fostering a culture of entrepreneurship leading to new business growth. An original and valuable contribution to the literature on strategic management.
Note English.
ISBN 9780511488719 (electronic bk.)
0511488718 (electronic bk.)
0511062427 (electronic bk.)
9780511062421 (electronic bk.)
0511121407 (electronic bk.)
9780511121401 (electronic bk.)
0511056095 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511056093 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0511070888 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511070884 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0521824990 (Cloth)
0521531977 (Paper)
ISBN/ISSN 99806228013
9780511062421 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 57309033
Additional Format Print version: Sathe, Vijay. Corporate entrepreneurship. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521824990 0521531977 (DLC) 2003279355 (OCoLC)52058016

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