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Corporate Entrepreneurship Top Managers and New Business Creation

ISBN-10: 0521824990

ISBN-13: 9780521824996

Edition: 2003

Authors: Vijay Sathe, Peter F. Drucker

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A pioneering book, this study reveals why some organisations excel at fostering entrepreneurship leading to new business growth. The focus of the study is on the need to encourage senior managers to adopt a more entrepreneurial role within larger corporations.
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Book details

List price: $46.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/26/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 406
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Peter F. Drucker has been Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management at Claremont Graduate School in California since 1971.

List of figures
List of tables
Foreword
Preface
List of abbreviations
Introduction
Why a consistent emphasis and approach for new business creation is beneficial but difficult to achieve
The Business Environment
The external business environment
The internal business environment
The Management Culture
Shared beliefs about rewards, risks, opportunities and rule-bending
Shared beliefs about control and learning
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
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
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
Putting it All Together
How the five major influences interact to drive new business creation
Managing ten critical issues in new business creation
Notes
Bibliography
Index