Social Intrapreneurism and All That Jazz: How business innovators are helping to build a more sustainable world

Petya Koleva, Mohammed Roomi

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Abstract

Purpose
– The authors are reviewing Social Intrapreneurism and All That Jazz: How business innovators are helping to build a more sustainable world – the last book of the scholarly team David Grayson, Melody McLaren and Heiko Spitzeck issued in March 2014 that aims to demonstrate how business can become an active participant in building a sustainable future by utilizing its capacity and resources.

Design/methodology/approach
– By reviewing their book in perspective through the literature, the authors discuss its potential and significance for academic and business society.

Findings
– By doing so, the book was identified as a quite beneficial and a valuable source of information for business students with interest in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, individuals having career aspirations in the field of social intrapreneurship, and managers aiming to introduce social intrapreneurism in their organisations.

Originality/value
– The paper adds some further insights into the topic of social intrapreneurship and the relevance of this practice to well-known and established concepts focused on the relationship between business and society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)194-199
Number of pages6
JournalSociety and Business Review
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • CSR
  • Book review
  • Sustainability
  • Social entrapreneurship

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