intrapreneur

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intrapreneur

a person who while remaining within a larger organization uses entrepreneurial skills to develop a new product or line of business as a subsidiary of the organization
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Text messaging (MMS), for instance, was developed by intrapreneurs at ATandT and NTT DoCoMo as a new wireless service.
founded by Bayer intrapreneurs in China, Viomedo UG from Germany and Vitameter Inc.
The PLF forum provides the much needed platform for intrapreneurs, engineers, UX designers, product managers, project managers, leaders, IT architects, entrepreneurs to gain product leadership vision and insights in India from the industry experts.
Changing Your Company From the Inside Out: A Guide for Social Intrapreneurs
Approximately at that time Gifford Pinchot developed similar concept of interdependence of intrapreneurs in one cooperation (Pinchot, 1985).
Intrapreneurs, he explains, need to be identified right away in companies so the organization can help develop their talents.
The same way, we can consider how managers' behavior can also inhibit entrepreneurial attitudes of potential intrapreneurs within their teams.
Intrapreneurs differ from entrepreneurs in that entrepreneurs have an innovative idea and are committed to realize it in an entrepreneurial manner using their own skills and passion to create their own business (Honig, 2001).
Intrapreneurs aren't afraid of failure or to change their plans if they don't think they are on the right path.
He said that many intrapreneurs succeeded because they didn't know the rules.
The fourth article presents characteristics of intrapreneurs in scale-intensive professional service firms.