Sustainable corporate entrepreneurship

Morgan P. Miles, Linda S. Munilla, Jenny Darroch

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Abstract

Corporate entrepreneurship has, for a number of decades, been viewed as one approach for generating growth through new product, process, market, or strategy innovation. More recently, and largely in response to rising costs and stakeholder concerns, managers have begun to pay increasing attention to issues of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. This paper demonstrates how sustainability can be embedded into a corporate entrepreneurship framework. In addition, managers who embrace sustainability principles are providing a stimulus for corporate entrepreneurship that may result in the discovery or creation, assessment, and exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities, an enhanced reputation, and, ultimately, a competitive advantage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-76
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

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