- Well Structured
- Concrete Examples
This solidly researched, well-written book makes a sound case for an unconventional view of corporate entrepreneurship. Author Vijay Sathe contends that the archetype of the lonely, low-level corporate entrepreneur is a fantastic, fairy-tale critter. In fact, entrepreneurship and new business creation happen in big organizations only when corporate leadership fosters it through a mix of principles and policies. Sathe grounds his case in a detailed exposition of experiences at major corporations, and carefully considers the evidence before pronouncing any judgment. Unlike many authors of books on this subject, Sathe seems both intellectually honest and genuinely interested in nailing the truth, not in hawking a nostrum. If the book has any flaw, it is that the author takes more pains than necessary at points, and presents more detail than the reader needs. That is not a grievous fault, and getAbstract.com finds it very easy to forgive.
About the Author
Vijay Sathe is Professor of Management the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, California. He wrote Controller Involvement in Management and Culture and Related Corporate Realities and co-authored Organization.
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