Private Sector Corporate Entrepreneurship

  • Fabian E. Diefenbach


This chapter introduces research on entrepreneurship in existing private sector organizations in order to frame the discussion on public sector particularities. I first describe the concept of entrepreneurship within organizations. Thereafter, I present the current state of the literature in this field, first on the role of middle managers and then on antecedents and consequences.


Entrepreneurial Orientation Middle Manager Corporate Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Behavior Entrepreneurial Posture 


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© Gabler Verlag | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2011

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