Conceptualization and Characterization of Intrapreneurship: an Exploratory Study

Esthela Galván Vela
Mónica Lorena Sánchez Limón


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15665/dem.v16i2.1538

Abstract


This article corresponds to a qualitative type of research whose purpose is to represent the phenomenon of intrapreneurship in terms of its conceptualization and characterization through documentary analysis, as well as the application, transcription, coding and analysis of 11 interviews with people related with the corporate entrepreneurship in the northeast area of Mexico. The interactions with the research subjects led to the categorization of codes of first and second order in terms of connotation attributed by the respondent to the term (CO) and the characteristics of normative perception in terms of resources and capacities of intrapreneurial companies (CA). The subcodes attributed to such families allowed a contrast between the information derived from the contributions of the research subjects and the existing theoretical-empirical knowledge.

Resumen

El presente artículo corresponde a un tipo cualitativo de investigación cuya finalidad es representar el fenómeno del intraemprendimiento en cuanto a su conceptualización y caracterización por medio del análisis documental, así como la aplicación, transcripción, codificación y análisis de 11 entrevistas realizadas a personas relacionadas con el emprendimiento en la empresa en la zona noreste de México. Las interacciones con los sujetos de investigación derivaron en la categorización de códigos de primer y segundo orden en cuanto a connotación atribuida por el entrevistado al término (CO) y las características de percepción normativa en términos de recursos y capacidades de las empresas intraemprendedoras (CA). Los subcódigos atribuidos a tales familias permitieron un contraste entre la información derivada de las aportaciones de los sujetos de investigación y el conocimiento teórico-empírico existente.

Resumo

Este artigo corresponde a um tipo qualitativo de pesquisa cujo objetivo é representar o fenômeno do intraemprego em termos de sua conceituação e caracterização por meio de análise documental, bem como a aplicação, transcrição, codificação e análise de 11 entrevistas feitas a pessoas relacionadas ao intraempreendedor na zona nordeste do México. As interações com os sujeitos da pesquisa levaram à categorização de códigos de primeira e segunda ordem em termos de conotação atribuídos pelo respondente ao termo (CO) e as característica da percepção normativa em termos de recursos e capacidades de empresas intraempreoristas (CA). Os subcódigos atribuídos a essas famílias permitiram um contraste entre as informações derivadas das contribuições dos sujeitos da pesquisa e do conhecimento teórico-empírico existente.


Keywords


intraemprendimiento; emprendimiento corporativo; conceptualización; caracterización; análisis cualitativo

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