Organizational Barriers to Corporate Entrepreneurship

There are several barriers to overcome in order to successfully implement and practice corporate entrepreneurship in an organizational culture. The first is part of the inherent nature of large organizations. Whereas entrepreneurial firms are very flat with start-ups consisting of one to three people, large organizations generally have extensive procedures and reporting systems in order to facilitate growth. These procedures and reporting systems are not problematic until they become so strictly enforced that they inhibit change and creativity. The rigidity of the procedures and reporting systems becomes a barrier to empowering individuals in the organization to think creatively about their ...

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