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Enabling investments are targeted towards start-ups whose success may be of strategic relevance to the corporation or toward start-ups for whom the

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Enabling investments are targeted towards start-ups whose success may be of strategic relevance to the corporation or toward start-ups for whom the corporation's resources or processes provide needed and critical value within the start-up's overall business model.



a. True

b. False

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Domain redefinition is a form of strategic entrepreneurship with a focus on _____.



a. organization structure, processes, and/or capabilities of the firm

b. the products offered by the firm or markets served

c. the strategy of the firm

d. business model of the firm

e. new competitive space

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_____ refers to entrepreneurial activity in which new businesses are created and owned by the corporation together with one or more external development partners.



a. Outside corporate venturing

b. Internal corporate venturing

c. External corporate venturing

d. Cooperative corporate venturing

e. Strategic corporate venturing

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According to the text, _____ includes various methods for creating, adding to, or investing in new businesses.



a. Strategic renewal

b. Corporate venturing

c. Organizational rejuvenation

d. Corporate entrepreneurship

e. Corporate mode

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According to the text entrepreneurial innovation, in essence, represents THE singlemost overall defining quality of the organization.



a. True

b. False

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Ken Willingham, CEO of XYZ International, stated that a major goal of the company is to optimize Entrepreneurial Intensity by adopting, promoting, and expanding entrepreneurial orientation throughout the corporation as a long-term strategy to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage and to improve business performance. Which of the following is true?



a. Although research had shown that Entrepreneurial Intensity is likely to improve business performance there is little evidence that Entrepreneurial Intensity is likely to generate innovative products, services, and processes that are a source of competitive advantage.

b. Entrepreneurial Intensity is likely to generate innovative products, services, and processes that are a source of competitive advantage. However, there is little known about Entrepreneurial Intensity and any relationship to business performance.

c. There are many external and internal variables that effect Entrepreneurial Intensity. Consequently, there is little evidence to show entreprenerial linkage to product, services, and process inovation much less improved business performance.

d. The strategy to adopt an entreprenerial oriented is a strategic error. The failure rate of adopting an entrepreneurial orientation throughout an organization is extraordinarly high. The risks outweigh any advantage of possible improved business performance.

e. Entrepreneurial Intensity is likely to generate innovative products, services, and processes that are a source of competitive advantage. In addition, research had shown that Entrepreneurial Intensity is likely to improve business performance.

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_____ is concerned with implementation, with taking responsibility and doing whatever is necessary to bring an entrepreneurial concept to fruition.



a. Innovativeness

b. Risk-taking

c. Entrepreneurial Intensity

d. Proactiveness

e. Venture capitalistism

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According to the authors, the less restrictive description of new business does not encompass the restrictive definition of growth in new markets with new products.



a. True

b. False

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Sustained regeneration is a form of strategic entrepreneurship with a focus on _____.



a. organization structure, processes, and/or capabilities of the firm

b. the products offered by the firm or markets served

c. the strategy of the firm

d. business model of the firm

e. new competitive space

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Companies may build a new business as a training ground for the development of individuals with general management potential. This objective of this type of motive is _____.



a. to develop managers

b. to learn about the process of venturing

c. to extract further value from existing resources

d. to develop new competencies

e. to divest noncore activities
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