Corporate Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era: The Cascading Effect through Operations
Maheshkumar P. Joshi,
Ravi Kathuria and
Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies, 2019, vol. 28, issue 1, 4-34
This study examines a firmâ€™s response to perceived changes in the environment, such as the growth of the digital era, at different levels of a firmâ€”beginning with the adoption of corporate entrepreneurship (CE) down to process renewal (PR). We further explore if the technological intensity of a firm, high-tech or low-tech intensity, influences its choice of mode for organisational renewal (OR)â€”use of internal competence or outside acquisitionâ€”to exploit the opportunities created by the digital era. Using survey data from 170 firms, we test a sequential relationship among environmental changes (growth of the digital era), CE, OR and finally PR that involves operating procedures at the functional level. We conclude by identifying the studyâ€™s interdisciplinary contributions, which open new research avenues in the field of CE.
Keywords: Process renewal; organisation renewal; corporate entrepreneurship; interdisciplinary research; digital era (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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