intrapreneur

intrapreneurship, n.
/in'treuh preuh nerr", -noor", -nyoor"/, n.
an employee of a large corporation who is given freedom and financial support to create new products, services, systems, etc., and does not have to follow the corporation's usual routines or protocols.
[1975-80; INTRA- + (ENTRE)PRENEUR]

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