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

Petya Koleva (Business and Management Research Institute, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK)
Muhammad Azam Roomi (School of Management, Cranfield University, Luton, UK)

Society and Business Review

ISSN: 1746-5680

Article publication date: 13 July 2015

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.

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Citation

Koleva, P. and Roomi, M.A. (2015), "Social Intrapreneurism and All That Jazz: How business innovators are helping to build a more sustainable world", Society and Business Review, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 194-199. https://doi.org/10.1108/SBR-02-2015-0003

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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