[Journal] Call For papers: Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management: an European View
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[Deutscher Titel: [Journal] Aufruf für Artikel-Beiträge: Intellektuelles Kapital und Wissensmanagement: eine europäische Sichtweise ]

Call For papers
International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital  (IJLIC)
Special Issue on: “Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management: an European View

  • Submission of manuscripts: 15 June 2008

Guest Editors:
W. B. Lee, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Miltiadis Lytras, University of Patras, Greece
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, University of Oviedo, Spain

While human capital has always been a primary focus in human resource management research, a recent trend has witnessed increased consideration of intellectual capital rather than a focus solely on human capital. Intellectual capital can be broadly conceptualised as the sum of all knowledge an organization is able to leverage in the process of conducting business to gain competitive advantage. More specifically, intellectual capital may comprise at least three forms of capital – human, social, and organisational.
Human capital refers to individual employee capabilities – their knowledge, skills and abilities. Social capital, in contrast, does not reside with any individual. Rather, it reflects the aggregate of resources embedded within, available through, and derived from, the network of relationships. Finally, organisational capital refers to institutionalised knowledge and codified experience stored in processes, routines, databases, patents, manuals, structures, and the like.
While still in its infancy, this growing focus on social and organisational capital in conjunction with human capital presents a much different understanding for the role of HRM in organisations and raises many important questions such as:
If intellectual capital involves relationships and institutionalised knowledge, as well as human capital, how should HRM systems be designed to maximize the potential of a firm’s intellectual capital?
What are the relationships among human capital, social capital, and organisational capital?
Intellectual capital often implies a focus on knowledge management – with an increased focus on knowledge, how do we encourage learning, knowledge creation, and knowledge sharing among employees?
Where does intellectual capital reside? Is it within a company, across companies, across countries? How is knowledge from disparate locations coordinated and leveraged?
How does the management of intellectual capital influence innovation, value creation, performance, and competitive advantage? What are the global implications of these effects?
This Special Issue aims to address these questions from a European perspective.

Subject Coverage
Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Human resource management
  • Innovation
  • Intellectual capital management
  • Intellectual capital reports
  • Knowledge management
  • Organisational learning
  • Social capital

Notes for Prospective Authors
Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere
All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

  • Submission of manuscripts: 15 June 2008
  • Notification to authors: 1 July 2008
  • Final versions due: 15 July 2008

For more information go to the website of the call.

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[Journal] Call For papers: Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management: an European View — 1 Comment

  1. Reference
    International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 2008 Vol. 5 No. 2
    Special Issue on Intellectual Capital Reporting and Knowledge Management: a European Perspective
    Guest Editors: Dr. Rongbin W.B. Lee, Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras and Dr. Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos

    Editorial

    106-122
    Developing intellectual capital and innovativeness through knowledge management
    Klara Nelson, Joseph E. McCann

    123-152
    Fostering intellectual capital through communication technologies: an analysis of knowledge-sharing determinants
    Cataldo Dino Ruta, Ubaldo Macchitella

    153-171
    Anglo-Saxon change in a non-Anglo-Saxon cultural context: lessons from TQM application in Greek public organisations
    Alexandros G. Psychogios, Nikos Michalopoulos, Leslie T. Szamosi

    172-185
    Retention management as a means of protecting tacit knowledge in an organisation: a conceptual framework for professional services firms
    Vlad Vaiman

    186-207
    The market for technological intangibles: a conceptual framework for commercial transactions
    Vittorio Chiesa, Raffaella Manzini, Emanuele Pizzurno

    208-222
    Addressing individual and organisational factors influencing middle managers’ synthesising role in knowledge creation and diffusion
    Alexandros G. Psychogios, Konstantinos Alexandris, Andra Onofrei

    223-240
    The translation of higher-level knowledge into different levels of managerial and creative competencies
    Hammad Akbar, Yehuda Baruch, Nikolaos Tzokas

    241-258
    Collective leadership and social logics: a new strategic change management challenge
    Emmanuelle Avon

    Link: …ijlic&year=2008&vol=5&issue=2

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