Corporate Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Strategy in Large Organizations

by Paul Burns

Revisions and Updates

Selected further readings (page 525)

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Timmons, J.A. and Spinelli, S. (2007) New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, 7th edn.,Singapore: Mc Graw Hill International


Lewis, R.D. (2005) When Cultures Collide: Leading, Teamworking and Managing Across the Globe, 3rd edn., Boston: Nicholas Brearley Publishing.

Family Firms

Gordon, G. and Nicholson, N. (2008) Family Wars: Classic Conflicts in Family Business and how to Deal with Them, London: Kogan Page.


Drucker P.F. (2007) Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Classic Drucker Collection), Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Social Entrepreneurship

Brooks, A.C. (2008), Social Entrepreneurship: A Modern Approach to Social Value Creation, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

Nicholls, A. (2008), Social Entrepreneurship: New Models of Sustainable Social Change, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wei-Skillern, J.C., Austin, J.E., Leonard, H.B. and Stevenson, H.H. (2007)Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector, London: Sage.


Wickham, P.A.. (2006) Strategic Entrepreneurship, 4th edn., Harlow: Pearson Education.

Selected websites

National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship

The Council was set up to encourage enterprise and entrepreneurship in UK Universities. You will find a range of free cases, teaching materials, briefing guides, reports and publications on the Education Resources section of the NCGE Educators Community web site on:

The Federation for Small Business

The Federation promotes the interests of the self-employed and small business owners in the UK. Among some interesting papers available on its web site is the bi-annual Barriers to Growth Membership Suvey.