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									THE ENTERPRISING LIBRARIAN




            Professor Dylan Jones-Evans
            NEWI, Wrexham
INTRAPRENEURSHIP

   An intrapreneur is an employee of a
    large organisation who has the
    entrepreneurial qualities of drive,
    creativity, vision and ambition, but who
    prefers, if possible, to remain within the
    security of an established company.
   This can be done by changing the
    existing environment of the large firm to
    incorporate such individuals, or by
    setting up new corporate ventures in
    which such individuals can flourish.
TYPES OF INTRAPRENEURSHIP


   The development of an overall
    climate of entrepreneurship at
    a corporate level
   Employee        initiative   to
    undertake something new
   Rationalisation of the business
    including personnel (especially
    in management)
   Intra-corporate venturing
BARRIERS TO INTRAPRENEURSHIP

   Differences between intrapreneurial
    and a traditional corporate culture
   Entrepreneurs will not be attracted to
    large organisations as they may
    discourage the employment and
    advancement of entrepreneurial
    individuals
   The hierarchical nature is not
    conducive       to     entrepreneurial
    behaviour
   The nature of corporate culture itself
    may stifle innovation
   Short-term profits/performance are
BARRIERS TO INTRAPRENEURSHIP


   Independence in decision-making
    is a primary motivation in
    entrepreneurship
   The mobility of managers within
    large organisations may lead to a
    lack of commitment to specific
    projects
   In many large organisations, there
    are often inappropriate methods to
    compensate creative employees
   Many managers in a large
    organisations are not capable of
    being successful intrapreneurs
CREATING A CLIMATE FOR
INTRAPRENEURSHIP

   Intrapreneurship sponsors
   Continuous involvement of the
    original intrapreneur
   Autonomy of the
    intrapreneurial team
   Crossing boundaries in the
    organisation
   Tolerance of risks, failures
    and mistakes
   Long term philosophy
    towards success
CREATING A CLIMATE FOR
INTRAPRENEURSHIP


   Finding resources for ideas
   An effective reward system -
    short term pay benefits
   An effective reward system - long
    term pay benefits
   An effective reward system –
    education & health benefits
   An effective reward system -
    promotion
CONCLUDING THOUGHTS

   Consider       your       current
    employer's     culture towards
    entrepreneurship.
   Which of the above factors
    promote        and        restrict
    entrepreneurship within your
    organisation ?
   Which factors could have been
    introduced by your particular
    organisation in order to develop
    a more intrapreneurial culture ?

								
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