Intellectual Capital Strategy Management for Knowledge-Based Organizations

Intellectual Capital Strategy Management for Knowledge-Based Organizations

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA) and Jingyuan Zhao (University of Québec at Montréal, Canada)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 307
ISBN13: 9781466636552|ISBN10: 1466636556|EISBN13: 9781466636569|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3655-2

Description

With the proper management, knowledge-based resources (human capital, relational capital, structural capital) aim to contribute to the creation of a competitive advantage not only for companies and institutions, but also for nations and economic regions.

Intellectual Capital Strategy Management for Knowledge-Based Organizations brings together new perspectives on the knowledge-based view of strategy management as it considers the role of companies, organizations, and nations in the storage and measurement of their knowledge. This book is useful for industry leaders, practitioners, academics and scholars interested in emerging aspects of knowledge management and industry services.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Capital Management
  • Economic Development
  • Human Resource Strategies
  • Knowledge Creation
  • Knowledge-Based Organizations
  • Strategic Management

Reviews and Testimonials

Handled correctly, knowledge-based resources such as human capital and structural capital can provide a competitive advantage for companies and institutions as well as countries and economic regions. This reference offers new knowledge-based perspectives on strategy management as it applies to those entities in both storage and measurement of the knowledge they have. Specific subjects include: managing informal learning in workplaces: the practice of China, intellectual capital and a country's resilience in financial crisis, the role of human resource strategies and practices in developing intellectual capital for innovation in nonprofit organizations, and intellectual capital and business performance in university spin-off companies. Editors are Ordóñez (business administration, U. of Oviedo, Spain), Tennyson (educational psychology, U, of Minnesota), and Zhao (School of Management, Beijing Union U., China).

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a professor in the Department of Business Administration and Accountability in the Faculty of Economics at The University of Oviedo (Spain). Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital, and China. She serves as an Associate Editor for the Behaviour and Information Technology journal. Additionally, she is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (IJLIC) and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management (IJSCM). She is also Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global’s International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), as well as editor for a number of IGI Global book publications and full book series.
Robert D. Tennyson is currently a Professor of Educational Psychology and Technology in the Learning and Cognition, at the University of Minnesota. In addition to his faculty position, he is also the Program Coordinator for Psychological Foundations of Education. His published works range from basic theoretical articles on human learning, to applied books on instructional design and technology. He is editor of the scientific journal, Computers in Human Behavior, published by Elsevier Science which is now in its 17th year, as well as serving on several editorial boards for professional journals.

His research and publications include topics such as cognitive learning and complex cognitive processes, intelligent systems, complex-dynamic simulations, testing and measurement, instructional design, and advanced learning technologies. At the present time, he is working with a German colleague on basic research in learning complex-advanced knowledge.

His international activities include directing a NATO-sponsored Advanced Research workshop (Barcelona) and a NATO Advanced Study Institute (Grimstad, Norway)—both on the topic of Automated Instructional Design and Delivery. He has recently directed an institute on technology in Athens and Kuala Lumpur. His other international activities include twice receiving a Fulbright Research Award to Germany and once to Russia. His teaching interests include psychology of learning, technology-based systems design, evaluation, and management systems.

Jingyuan Zhao is a Research Fellow on the Management of Technology at the Canada Research Chair, University of Québec at Montréal, Canada, and an Associate Professor at School of Management, Beijing Union University, China. Her PhD is in Management Science and Engineering in Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Science and Technology of China. She completed a Postdoctoral Program in the Technology Economy and Management from Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Dr. Zhao’s expertise is on technological innovation, knowledge management, technology diffusion, organization learning, intellectual capital, industrial cluster. She serves as a Guest Editor for international journals and is an Invited Reviewer for China’ state-run newspaper, West Times, to provide comments on the economy.

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