How companies motivate entrepreneurial employees : the case of organizational spin-alongs

P. Klarner, T. Michl, A. Picot

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademic

Samenvatting

This paper investigates how high profile employees with entrepreneurial abilities can be attracted, retained, and nurtured in order to foster companies’ corporate entrepreneurship activities. We identify a specific organization design, the spin-along approach, which provides entrepreneurial employees with a combination of flexibility and security ("flexicurity") and management with control to monitor. Based on an in-depth case study, our results show how organizational spin-alongs – with their elements of flexibility, security, and control – can lead to the attraction, nurturing, and retention of entrepreneurial employees. Moreover, we find that senior management has a critical leadership role in enabling such an organization design by balancing flexibility and security with control.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelPresentation at the 12th European Academy of Management (EURAM 2012), 6-8 June 2012, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Plaats van productieRotterdam
UitgeverijErasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
StatusGepubliceerd - 2012
Extern gepubliceerdJa

Vingerafdruk

Duik in de onderzoeksthema's van 'How companies motivate entrepreneurial employees : the case of organizational spin-alongs'. Samen vormen ze een unieke vingerafdruk.

Citeer dit