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MBAB 5P81: Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Tips on finding an innovative company, finding in-depth information from primary and secondary sources, and citing these sources in APA style.

Find an Entrepreneurial / Innovative Company

Your first task is to find an entrepreneurial / innovative company. Luckily, several popular business magazine websites have created rankings of innovative companies. The Fast Company and MIT Technology Review rankings list includes both public and private companies. The Forbes list and the Strategy& list including only public companies.

Screen Your Company by Size & Age

  • Once you have created a short list of possible companies to use for your Entrepreneurial Audit assignment, you need to make sure they meet the criteria for size (< 100 employees) and age (>10 years).
  • You should be able to gather or confirm most of the basic facts using these Library Databases:

Best source for Public (Listed) Companies:

Sources on Public (Listed) and Private (Unlisted) Companies:

Other Sources: