The Relationship between Corporate Entrepreneurship and Sales in Iran-Khodro Agencies of Isfahan and Shiraz

By Mohammad Mahdi Abrishamkar, Fatemeh Sanati and Sayyed Mohsen Allameh.

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In recent years subjects of corporate entrepreneurship have opened ways to explore sustainable competitive advantage, innovation and organizations’ excellence. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between corporate entrepreneurship and sales in Iran-Khodro agencies in cities of Isfahan and Shiraz. Opinions of 183 central managers and owners of thirty six agencies about various dimensions of entrepreneurship climate in their organization have been evaluated. To do this, we have used the standard questionnaire of “corporate entrepreneurship measurement tools”. In order to complete the results of the research, one sample t-test, Levin, t of two independent populations, ANOVA, X2 tests have been applied. Results of Pearson correlation coefficient test show that none of the corporate entrepreneurship dimensions have significant relation with sales.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Entrepreneurial Behavior

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 10, Issue 12, pp.115-128. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 649.719KB).

Mohammad Mahdi Abrishamkar

Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

I graduated with a masters degree in MIB (Master International Business) and my bachelors degree was Industrial Management.

Fatemeh Sanati

Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Sayyed Mohsen Allameh

Assistant Professor, Management Department, Faculty of Administrative Science and Economics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Assistant professor and academic member of management Dep. in Faculty of Administrative sciences and Economics in University of Isfahan. Date of birth: 1968 A: Academic background BA in commercial management. Allame University (1988) MA in commercial management (financial) Tehran University (1992) PHD in managing human resources and organizational behaviour. Tarbiyat Modarres University(2000) B: Educational Background 1- Teaching in Isfahan University (Faculty of Educational sciences, engineering and administrative sciences and economics) as well as higher educational institutes since 1990. 2- Teaching in long and short time programs in higher education and research institutes, governmental management educational centres in Esfahan, fars, khozestan, mazandaran, hormozgan, ardebil, chahar mahal va bakhtiyari, kohkilooye va booyer ahmad provinces (IRAN) 3- Organizing different educational seminars in big and small industries. 3-1 Organizing behavioural science programs, supervision principals and managing human resources for more than 6000 personnel of Foolad Mobarake Company who Consisted of operators, supervisors and managers. 3-2 Organizing educational programs about relational skills and managing knowldage for managers in development of industry organization in Tehran and north of Iran. 3-3 Organizing educational programs and seminars in Esfahan Zube ahan Company, Khorasan Foolad, Meybod Foolad, Esfahan and Yazd Alloy Foolad (specifically organized for personnel and managers in different levels) 3-4 Organizing various educational programs in Khozestan Foolad Company and Kaviyan Company. 3-5 Organizing educational seminars for managers in educational department of industries ( Gajreh Hotel). 3-6 Organizing educational programs and seminars in most of the gas and oil refineries in southern Iran. 3-7 Organizing educational programs and seminars in Cement company, Takado company, Iran Manganese mines, spinning and textile factories, industrial zones in Iran… 4- Organizing programs, lectures and educational seminars for head and mid level managers, supervisors and personnel in governmental companies and organizations: Iran Telecommunication Company, Companies of Jahad Keshavarzi, Melli, Melat and Saderat bank, Social security Company, electrical energy company. C: Job Background 1- Designing and presenting organizational structure in R & D section in Poly Akril Company. 2- Middle manager of one of the research institute in the country (1991-1992) 3- Consultant and HRM Vice President in Takado Company (2001-2002) 4- Managing director of management process improvement Company.(since 2005) D: Research Background 1- Special lecturer in Shahid Rajae festival. Presenting:” Human and Social considerations in establishing electronic government” with presence of president in leaders meeting hall-2006. 2- Presenting lecture in First Conference of Employment and Information Technology. Leaders’ meeting Hall -2002. 3- Presenting lecture in first Quality Annual Conference. Leaders’ meeting hall-2003. 4-Presenting lecture in First International Management Conference in Tehran. Leaders’ meeting hall- 2004. 5- Giving lecture in First International conference about Automobile Industry-2004/ 6-Presenting and publishing different educational and research articles as well as preparing article to be presented in international conference about developing human resources. Giving lecture in English in international conference of EROPA in Tehran 2008.


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