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Challenging Assumptions of Sustainable Corporate Entrepreneurship

Fischer, Nicolas LU and Kuhn, Lea LU (2017) BUSN49 20171
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
We contribute to the holistic picture of the phenomenon SCE by adding an interpretative perspective, allowing us to critically challenge five assumptions that theoretically underlie its conceptualization. We challenged SCE’s assumptions that: employees have a common understanding and perception of sustainability and CE; that these understandings are in line with SCE theory; that the three dimensions of sustainability can be balanced; that the SCE-presumed link between the two concepts is feasible; and the objective that sustainability leads to CE. By doing so, we present implications for practitioners confronted with sustainability and CE, as well as for scholars researching in the field of SCE and the general relationship between... (More)
We contribute to the holistic picture of the phenomenon SCE by adding an interpretative perspective, allowing us to critically challenge five assumptions that theoretically underlie its conceptualization. We challenged SCE’s assumptions that: employees have a common understanding and perception of sustainability and CE; that these understandings are in line with SCE theory; that the three dimensions of sustainability can be balanced; that the SCE-presumed link between the two concepts is feasible; and the objective that sustainability leads to CE. By doing so, we present implications for practitioners confronted with sustainability and CE, as well as for scholars researching in the field of SCE and the general relationship between sustainability and CE. (Less)
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author
Fischer, Nicolas LU and Kuhn, Lea LU
supervisor
organization
course
BUSN49 20171
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Sustainability, corporate entrepreneurship (CE), sustainable corporate entrepreneurship (SCE), perceptions, fragmentation, organizational context
language
English
id
8915385
date added to LUP
2017-06-14 16:52:43
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2017-06-14 16:52:43
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  abstract     = {We contribute to the holistic picture of the phenomenon SCE by adding an interpretative perspective, allowing us to critically challenge five assumptions that theoretically underlie its conceptualization. We challenged SCE’s assumptions that: employees have a common understanding and perception of sustainability and CE; that these understandings are in line with SCE theory; that the three dimensions of sustainability can be balanced; that the SCE-presumed link between the two concepts is feasible; and the objective that sustainability leads to CE. By doing so, we present implications for practitioners confronted with sustainability and CE, as well as for scholars researching in the field of SCE and the general relationship between sustainability and CE.},
  author       = {Fischer, Nicolas and Kuhn, Lea},
  keyword      = {Sustainability,corporate entrepreneurship (CE),sustainable corporate entrepreneurship (SCE),perceptions,fragmentation,organizational context},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Challenging Assumptions of Sustainable Corporate Entrepreneurship},
  year         = {2017},
}