Organizations and intrapreneurship: an 'Italian workers' case study

Andrea Bellezza
2016 International Journal of Developmental and Educational Psychology Revista INFAD de psicología  
Entrepreneurship is a multi-disciplinary landscape in continuous development, a powerful key-driver to live the contemporary labor market, where is necessary for every player the capability to be highly flexible, an effective way to face crisis and solve the trick of unemployment. Schwartz defines 'values' as "conceptions of the desirable that influence the way people select action and evaluate events" (Schwartz & Bilsky 1987). At the same time he argues that the way of behaving is not only
more » ... rred to regulatory models in specific situations, but it's originated and transcends in something we can refer 'principles', that drive people in 'trans-situational purposes'. The goal of this study is to present significant relationship between values and entrepreneurial skills, obtained investigating in Italy a sample group of 150 ANM S.p.A. public transport workers, 115 men and 35 women, between the ages of 30 and 39. This research focus is the bond between values and entrepreneurial skills, but even its being intra-company, all within the concrete working environment, and with its effects and influence on the social-economical reality.
doi:10.17060/ijodaep.2015.n1.v2.122 fatcat:5xphily3oradhhtsb4eqfypvcq