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Exploring the relationship between flagship platform projects and intrapreneurial self-renewal activities: Managing intrapreneurial equivocality
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE), Business Administration.
2015 (English)In: Journal of engineering and technology management, ISSN 0923-4748, E-ISSN 1879-1719, Vol. 38, 37-52 p.Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
Abstract [en]

This paper explores the relationship between flagship projects and intrapreneurial self-renewal activities in an explorative, in-depth case study of the concept phase in a multi-project setting. Five renewal processes (design management, project control, system engineering, time management, and decision making) stood out in the study; each of which had an impact on organizational performance. These five processes were of an equivocal character and should be seen as entrepreneurial because they influenced organizational performance. In line with previous literature, it is proposed that, in general, any type of business project would infuse intrapreneurial activities; however, flagship projects in particular increase the level of intrapreneurial equivocality and infuse parallel and collective development of intrapreneurial activities because such projects call for significant organizational self-renewal. Our particular contribution is that we define and introduce the concept of intrapreneurial equivocality.

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2015. Vol. 38, 37-52 p.
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Intrapreneurship, Projects, Team, Equivocality, Self-renewal
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Economics and Business
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-114922DOI: 10.1016/j.jengtecman.2015.07.001ISI: 000367773400004OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-114922DiVA: diva2:902152
Available from: 2016-02-10 Created: 2016-01-29 Last updated: 2016-02-10Bibliographically approved

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