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Journal Issue
Volume 7 Issue 4, ECIC 2009 / Jul 2009  pp397‑534

Editor: Christiaan Stam, Daan Andriessen

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In Search of Alternative Metaphors for Knowledge; Inspiration from Symbolism  pp397‑404

Daniel Andriessen, Marien Van Den Boom

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Pictures of Knowledge Management, Developing a Method for Analysing Knowledge Metaphors in Visuals  pp405‑414

Daniel Andriessen, Eja Kliphuis, Jane McKenzie, Christine van Winkelen

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The Frontier of Linearity in the Intellectual Capital Metaphor  pp415‑424

Constantin Bratianu

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IC—based Inter‑industry Variety in Serbia  pp425‑436

Sladjana Cabrilo

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The Meaning of Intangible Assets: New Insights into External Company Succession in SMEs  pp437‑446

Susanne Durst, Stefan Gueldenberg

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Identifying a Suitable Approach for Measuring and Managing Public Service Productivity  pp447‑458

Aki Jääskeläinen

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How to Conduct the Audit of Intellectual Capital in Polish Tourism Business?  pp459‑468

El bieta Maria Kot

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Measuring the Impacts of an IC Development Service: the Case of the Pietari Business Campus  pp469‑480

Paula Kujansivu, Antti Lönnqvist

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Business Model Evolution in IA IC Support Centres and the Role of Market‑Making  pp481‑488

Iain Russell

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Intellectual Capital of the European Union 2008: Measuring the Lisbon Strategy for Growth and Jobs  pp489‑500

Christiaan Stam, Daan Andriessen

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The Impact of Welfare State Development on Social Trust Formation: an Empirical Investigation  pp501‑508

Larysa Tamilina

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Using Scenarios to Explore the Potential for Shifts in the Relative Priority of Human, Structural and Relational Capital in Generating Value  pp509‑516

Christine van Winkelen, Jane McKenzie

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Applying Intellectual Capital Process Model for Creating a Defensive Protection System to Local Traditional Knowledge: the Case of Mea‑hiya Community  pp517‑534

Pitipong Yodmongkon, Nopasit Chakpitak

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the implementation of intellectual capital process to manage the traditional knowledge of the community. This qualitative research was conducted through an exploratory method in co‑operation with the Mea‑hiya Community Cultural Council, Chiang Mai, Thailand. A four step‑ approach IC process was recommended; this was aimed at the successful acquisition of the proposed model. The research demonstrates the intellectual capital process model's usefulness. Not only does the model encourage the community to formulate strategies from the stakeholders, but it also puts the strategy in practice because it is grounded in the stakeholders' needs and expectations. The process is more quantifiable by having key success factors' indicators measuring the traditional knowledge capital. The discussion leads to the formulation of a defensive protection system. The outcome of the community's traditional knowledge leans toward a local community‑based organizational paradigm. Consequently, the Mea‑hiya community pointed out the strategy to conserve and protect traditional knowledge by creating a defensive protection system which is incompliance to the WIPO & UNESCO framework (conserve, transmit, and protect of traditional knowledge). This paper allows practitioners to reflect on a case for implementing an IC process to manage cultural traditional knowledge. 

 

Keywords: intellectual capital, community, traditional knowledge

 

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