In a result that might surprise employers that have been seeking innovative ideas from workers, an Accenture survey found that employees say their companies don't do enough to support their entrepreneurial spirit.

Although 52 percent of those surveyed said they had suggested such ideas at work, just 20 percent said they believed their companies offered enough support for them.

The survey of 600 corporate employees, 200 corporate business decision makers and 200 self-employed individuals found that while nearly everyone (89 percent) agreed that innovation was important, employees perceived obstacles that got in their way.

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