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    Intrapreneurship & Organizational Structure

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    Because of ever growing worldwide competition and ever changing technology in the world, it is necessary for organizational leaders to promote new growth, seek out new developments, lead and manage change,encourage n and support its members during the process (Jones, 2013). Because of ever growing worldwide competition and ever changing technology in the world, it is necessary for organizational leaders to promote new growth, seek out new developments, lead and manage change,encourage innovation, then train and support its members during the entire process (Jones, 2013). Theorist divided the meaning of innovation into two main categories between incremental innovation, which occurs gradually and over time , and quantum innovation, which happens suddenly and at once (Jones, 2013). These days, many workers are encouraged to become intrapreneurs and are given the logistical and financial support to stretch out and attempt to create new products and ideas (Jones, 2013). But even to that effort, it is senior management to come up with plans and create an atmosphere for new design thinking. Leaders will have to manage these innovations through approach with cross functional and cross departmental interaction (Jones, 2013). All this is done to promote growth, innovation, collaboration, and new thought to the brainstorm process (Jones, 2013).

    Reference:

    Jones, G. R. 2013. Organizational theory, design, and change. Innovation, Intrapreneurship, and Creativity, Chptr 13.

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    I like how you mention the importance of leaders managing innovations through cross-functional and cross-departmental interaction (Jones, 2013). Jones defines intrapreneurs as employees who "notice opportunities, and manage product development." Intraprenuers are important in responding to customer needs, and should be encouraged through providing rewards for their efforts, and ...

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    This solution discusses the importance of organizational structure to promoter intraprenuership. Includes APA formatted references.

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