Intrapreneurship

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Intrapreneurship is the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working within a large organization.wikipedia
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Gifford Pinchot III

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Pinchot (1984) defined intrapreneurs as "dreamers who do. Those who take hands-on responsibility for creating innovation of any kind, within a business".
He is credited with inventing the concept of intrapreneurship in a paper that he and his wife, Elizabeth Pinchot, wrote in 1978 titled Intra-Corporate Entrepreneurship while attending Tarrytown School for Entrepreneurs in New York.

Entrepreneurship

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Intrapreneurship is the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working within a large organization.
Entrepreneurship within an existing firm or large organization has been referred to as intrapreneurship and may include corporate ventures where large entities "spin-off" subsidiary organizations.

Corporate social entrepreneurship

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(See also Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: intrapreneurship within the firm which is driven to produce social capital in addition to economic capital.)
Term corporate social entrepreneur was defined and differentiated from other types of entrepreneurs such as the executive entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs (Pinchot, 1985), the policy entrepreneur, and the public or social entrepreneur.

The Cultural Creatives

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The intrapreneur is not to be confused with the "innerpreneur", a person who aims at personal fulfilment more than at economic gains when creating a business.

Norman Macrae

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Later the term was credited to Gifford Pinchot III by Norman Macrae in the April 17, 1982 issue of The Economist.

Prime Computer

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The first formal academic case study of corporate entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship was published in June 1982, as a Master's in Management thesis, by Howard Edward Haller, on the intrapreneurial creation of PR1ME Leasing within PR1ME Computer Inc. (from 1977 to 1981).

Wipro

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This is exemplified by Wipro in India, a small vegetable company that ended up being a software outsourcing powerhouse.

Tony Hsieh

Another example is Tony Hsieh of Zappos, who started as a commercial footwear vendor and became the CEO of Zappos, which has expanded into an online customer experience company.

Zappos

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Another example is Tony Hsieh of Zappos, who started as a commercial footwear vendor and became the CEO of Zappos, which has expanded into an online customer experience company.

Lockheed Martin

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One of the most well-known examples of intrapreneurship is the " Skunk Works" group at Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star

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The group was originally named after a reference in a cartoon, and was first brought together in 1943 to build the P-80 fighter jet.

Fighter aircraft

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The group was originally named after a reference in a cartoon, and was first brought together in 1943 to build the P-80 fighter jet.

War effort

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Because the project was to eventually become a part of the war effort, the project was internally protected and secretive.

Kelly Johnson (engineer)

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Kelly Johnson, later famous for Kelly's 14 rules of intrapreneurship, was the director of this group.

3M

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Another example could be 3M, who encourage many projects within the company.

Intel

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(In the days of its founders, HP used to have similar policies and just such an innovation-friendly atmosphere and intrapreneurial reputation.) Besides 3M, Intel also has a tradition of implementing intrapreneurship.

Xerox

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Other companies such as Xerox, Virgin, Siemens and Microsoft are also looking for unique solutions to promote Corporate Entrepreneuship, CE, in their own businesses, e.g. by developing separate research and development departments.

Virgin Group

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Other companies such as Xerox, Virgin, Siemens and Microsoft are also looking for unique solutions to promote Corporate Entrepreneuship, CE, in their own businesses, e.g. by developing separate research and development departments.

Siemens

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Other companies such as Xerox, Virgin, Siemens and Microsoft are also looking for unique solutions to promote Corporate Entrepreneuship, CE, in their own businesses, e.g. by developing separate research and development departments.

Microsoft

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Other companies such as Xerox, Virgin, Siemens and Microsoft are also looking for unique solutions to promote Corporate Entrepreneuship, CE, in their own businesses, e.g. by developing separate research and development departments.

SAP SE

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He gives an example of SAP, a company who claims to celebrate failure.

Lean startup

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Skunkworks project

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Julyo

Giulio "Julyo" D'Agostino (born in Genoa, Italy on December 14, 1978) is an Award Winner technologist, intrapreneur, music producer, VJ and DJ of Italian origin who has several International Awards for his film scoring work and work as intrapreneur for Google LLC, Apple Inc and Salesforce.com.

MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator

In support of this mission, MD5 provides tools, training, and access to DoD assets that enable entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to develop and commercialize high potential products in the national interest.