• Muhammad Faisal Sultan
  • Dr. Muhammad Asim
Keywords: Corporate Entrepreneurship, GLCs, Top Management Support, SMART-PLS, Pakistan


Corporate Entrepreneurship (CE) is the topic of interest in the field of management sciences since long time. Although most of the studies are done in the context of western world and very few of these have investigated the impact with respect of GLCs. In fact the elements indicated by initial studies Covin and Slevin (1991) are not investigated properly in the context of Asian countries. However, the construct of CE for private sector companies overlaps with government sector and innovation is one of the initial variables of CE which is till inconclusive with respect to results and its significance (Bierwerth et al., 2015). Therefore, CE by GLCs might produce worthwhile effects on organization as well as on economy hence there is a need to investigate impact of innovation on performance of GLCs. The purpose of this study is to explore the innovation with respect to products and technologies of GLCs (i.e. innovativeness) on operational performance. SMRT PLS has been used for analysis and sample size was of 150 and results indicated that innovativeness is treated as one of the most impactful variables of CE for operational performance of GLCs of Pakistan.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Faisal Sultan
PhD Scholar, Karachi University Business School-UoK.
Dr. Muhammad Asim
Associate Professor, Karachi University Business School-UoK.


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