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Journal Issue
Volume 10 Issue 3, ECIC 2012 / Jul 2012  pp208‑278

Editor: John Dumay

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Editorial  pp208‑211

John Dumay

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Trust Building in a virtual context: Case Study of a community of Practice  pp212‑222

Cindy Eggs

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Intellectual Capital, trust, cultural traits and reputation in the Romanian education system  pp223‑235

Marta-Christina Suciu, Luciana Picioruş, Cosmin Ionuţ Imbrişcă

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Implicit Evaluations of Intellectual Capital in Practical Decision Making  pp236‑243

Albrecht Fritzsche

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Abstract

A lot of the confusion about the measurability of intellectual capital can be explained by a neglect of the difference between an object, the capital it provides, and the profit from the application of this capital. An analysis of this difference leads to the distinction between the potential of intellectual capital for economic process and its actual realization. Case studies from different areas of managerial practice show that decision making about intellectual capital considers it both in the mode of potentiality and actuality. However, the level to which the difference of modality is made explicit varies a lot. Talent management and network planning tend to minimize reflections about potentiality. This is possible because these reflections are an imp licit part of the preceding activities in the company that provide the basis for the decision situation. In intellectual property management, decision makers have more freedom to consider the further potential of the capital in question. In the applicatio n of different methods to evaluate intellectual capital, it therefore seems important to look for a strong consistency between the way how actuality and potentiality are taken into consideration by the structure of the business practice and the approach o f the method. 

 

Keywords: theory of action, business strategies, IC management in practice, human resources, supply networks, intellectual property

 

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Donley Carrington, Mike Tayles

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Supporting creativity through knowledge integration during the creative processes. A management control system perspective  pp258‑267

Maurizio Massaro, Roland Bardy, Michael Pitts

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Intellectual Capital (IC) in Financial Services Organisations: Is It Possible to Make It Socially Responsible?  pp268‑278

Piotr Wiśniewski

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