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Journal Issue
Volume 12 Issue 2, Special Edition for ICICKM 2013 / Jun 2014  pp83‑154

Editor: Annie Green

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Editorial  pp83‑84

Annie Green

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A Holistic View of the Knowledge Life Cycle: The Knowledge Management Cycle (KMC) Model  pp85‑97

Max Evans, Kimiz Dalkir, Catalin Bidian

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ADIIEA: An Organizational Learning Model for Business Management and Innovation  pp98‑107

John Lewis

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Big Data and Knowledge Management: Establishing a Conceptual Foundation  pp108‑116

Scott Erickson, Helen Rothberg

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Knowledge Sharing, Control Mechanisms and Intellectual Liabilities in knowledge‑intensive firms  pp117‑127

Maurizio Massaro, Michael Pitts, Filippo Zanin, Roland Bardy

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The Learning Journey of IC Missionaries: Intuition, control and value creation  pp128‑136

John Dumay, Mary Adams

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Abstract: The utilization of intellectual capital (IC) has often not been taken up as much as the proponents of IC may have wished. As Dumay (2012) outlines, there are barriers to implementing IC in organizations, and as academics and practitioners we need to overcome these barriers. We propose one way to do this is by providing reflective narratives of the journey the authors have taken as a successful IC practitioner and a successful IC academic. Based on constructivist learning theory (Chiucchi, 2 013a) we offer a staged model of IC development (Guthrie et al., 2012) outlining how we went through similar stages in personally understanding and deploying IC. To do this, Mary Adams and John Dumay trace their IC learning journey in three stages of i ntuition, control and value creation. This paper contributes to the IC literature by providing an understanding of the growth a person may need to take in order to become an IC Missionary, rather than merely an IC preacher (Dumay, 2013, p. 8). If this c an be achieved, we can provide a forum for open conversations about the concept of IC and the tools available so we can empower people and organizations to experience and collaborate to develop their own IC. 


Keywords: Keywords: IC missionaries, narrative, learning journey, intuition, control, value creation.


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Palmira Lopez-Fresno, Taina Savolainen

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Knowledge Management and Development of Entrepreneurial Skills Among Students in Vocational Technical Institutions in Lagos, Nigeria  pp144‑154

Stella Ify Anumnu

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