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The integration of intrapreneurship into a performance management model

Thabo WL Foba, Dawie de Villiers
SA Journal of Human Resource Management | Vol 5, No 2 | a114 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhrm.v5i2.114 | © 2007 Thabo WL Foba, Dawie de Villiers | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 February 2007 | Published: 28 February 2007

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Thabo WL Foba, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Dawie de Villiers, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

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This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of using the dynamics of intrapreneurship to develop a new generation performance management model based on the structural dynamics of the Balanced Score Card approach. The literature survey covered entrepreneurship, from which the construct, intrapreneurship, was synthesized. Reconstructive logic and Hermeneutic methodology were used in studying the performance management systems and the Balanced Score Card approach. The dynamics were then integrated into a new approach for the management of performance of intrapreneurial employees in the corporate environment. An unstructured opinion survey followed: a sample of intrapreneurship students evaluated and validated the model’s conceptual feasibility and probable practical value.


Intrapreneurship; performance management


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