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The History of Intrapreneuring

Fall, 1978 Gifford and Elizabeth Pinchot write up their thoughts about the intra-corporate entrepreneur while attending The School for Entrepreneurs in Tarrytown, New York.

April 17, 1982 In an article in the Economist, Norman Macrae gives credit to Gifford Pinchot as the inventor of the word "intrapreneur".

1985, the landmark book Intrapreneuring is published by Harper & Row - order a copy here

March 1987 - Almost three years after the book is published Gifford Pinchot writes to R&D in an article for Research Management and what to do about the shortage of intrapreneurs

1992 - The American Heritage Dictionary adds Intrapreneur to dictionary

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Meet the man who coined the phrase!

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