Corporate Entrepreneurship as a Core Competency
The Center for Innovation and Change Leadership at Suffolk University and Corporate Entrepreneurs are launching an new research intiative for large organizations interested in developing Corporate Entrepreneurship as a Core Competency.
The renewed interest in corporate entrepreneurship has been fueled by the growing demand on organizations to generate new growth in a rapidly changing business environment.
According to Fortune, 65% of the top 100 most innovative companies use corporate entrepreneurship to improve their ability to innovate and increase financial performance. These organizations have higher levels of employee engagement, productivity, growth and profitability.
In today’s business environment corporate entrepreneurship (Intrapreneurship) is a critical factor for innovation success. The need however is tempered by the inability of many organizations to create the entrepreneurial mindset and infrastructure needed to sustain innovation over time.
To help organizations deal with this issue, the Center for Innovation and Change Leadership at Suffolk University and Corporate Entrepreneurs LLC is launching a new study that will help you identify the barriers and obstacles getting in your way and provide specific actions you can take to eliminate them.
We will use an online tool that provides a framework for objectively assessing your organizations level of entrepreneurship in terms of people, process and place. It will take a critical look at the ways that you unknowingly marginalize your innovation efforts and create roadblocks to growth.
The study will look at the:
- Individuals that have the propensity to be entrepreneurial
- Issues that leaders must manage to encourage entrepreneurship
- Aspects of culture that promote or block entrepreneurship
- Organizational alignment to corporate entrepreneurship
- Link between corporate entrepreneurship and firm performance
New to this type of research is looking at how key competencies and behaviors impact the level of entrepreneurship in an organization.
Participants will receive a deeper and richer understanding of the key elements that promote and impede growth in their organization. They will also receive specific recommendations on possible methods and actions they can take to make improvements.
We are looking for a limited number of participants for this study. Please contact us if you would like to participate.
Corporate entrepreneurship is and will continue to be a critical imperative for the long term viability and survival of many organizations.