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CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP In Colombian Manufacturing Industry
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Economics and Management (Dept.), Business Development and Entrepreneurship.
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Economics and Management (Dept.), Business Development and Entrepreneurship.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Motivated by the environment of their country, Colombia, the co-authors present in this paper a research and analysis about the Manufacturing Industry (MI) and its relation to the growth of the economy in the different sectors of their country.

Industrial innovation is key to competitiveness and development of economies; therefore, Corporate Entrepreneurship (CE) is seen by the co-authors as an answer for the Manufacturing Industry in order to keep on bringing value to the society and its related sectors.

To have an approach to this CE analysis, theoretical framework used in the research is based in the Four Models of CE presented by Wolcott and Lippitz (Wolcott, 2010). Within the paper, it will be introduced the Opportunist, Enable, Advocate and Producer Model as conceived by them.

No surprises were found when looking to the actual state of the companies in the MI, those with more budgets are the ones that invest more in innovation and the small ones are more conservatives in the topic.

As part of the response to the research question, the co-authors established the path for the different company types in order for them to have an easy way to build CE.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012.
Series
Examensarbete INDEK, 2012:45
Keyword [en]
CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Colombia, Colombian Manufacturing Industry
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-98762OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-98762DiVA: diva2:538903
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
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Master of Science - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2012-07-06 Created: 2012-07-02 Last updated: 2012-07-06Bibliographically approved

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