What is involved in Intellectual Capital

Find out what the related areas are that Intellectual Capital connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Intellectual Capital thinking-frame.

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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Intellectual Capital related domains to cover and 123 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Intellectual Capital, Academic capital, Accumulation of capital, Book value, Circulating capital, Constant capital, Cross-cultural capital, Cultural capital, Educational capital, Fictitious capital, Financial capital, Fixed capital, Floating capital, Human capital, Individual capital, Information Age, Information Resources Management Journal, Information capital, Instructional capital, Intangible asset, Intellectual Property, Intellectual capital management, Knowledge Management, Knowledge economy, Liquid capital, Monopoly Capital, National Intangible Capital, Natural capital, Organizational capital, Paolo Magrassi, Patient capital, Physical capital, Political capital, Public capital, Relational capital, Sexual capital, Social capital, Structural capital, Symbolic capital, Trade secret, Variable capital, Venture capital, Working capital:

Intellectual Capital Critical Criteria:

Reconstruct Intellectual Capital planning and integrate design thinking in Intellectual Capital innovation.

– Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Intellectual Capital?

– Is the Intellectual Capital organization completing tasks effectively and efficiently?

– How can we improve Intellectual Capital?

Academic capital Critical Criteria:

Participate in Academic capital engagements and intervene in Academic capital processes and leadership.

– In the case of a Intellectual Capital project, the criteria for the audit derive from implementation objectives. an audit of a Intellectual Capital project involves assessing whether the recommendations outlined for implementation have been met. in other words, can we track that any Intellectual Capital project is implemented as planned, and is it working?

– How can skill-level changes improve Intellectual Capital?

– What is our Intellectual Capital Strategy?

Accumulation of capital Critical Criteria:

Prioritize Accumulation of capital decisions and innovate what needs to be done with Accumulation of capital.

– How does the organization define, manage, and improve its Intellectual Capital processes?

– What sources do you use to gather information for a Intellectual Capital study?

– How is the value delivered by Intellectual Capital being measured?

Book value Critical Criteria:

Add value to Book value issues and reduce Book value costs.

– In what ways are Intellectual Capital vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?

– What tools and technologies are needed for a custom Intellectual Capital project?

Circulating capital Critical Criteria:

Closely inspect Circulating capital risks and use obstacles to break out of ruts.

– What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Intellectual Capital process?

– How likely is the current Intellectual Capital plan to come in on schedule or on budget?

– Do we all define Intellectual Capital in the same way?

Constant capital Critical Criteria:

Map Constant capital tactics and transcribe Constant capital as tomorrows backbone for success.

– At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once Intellectual Capital is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?

– Can we add value to the current Intellectual Capital decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?

– What potential environmental factors impact the Intellectual Capital effort?

Cross-cultural capital Critical Criteria:

Match Cross-cultural capital decisions and remodel and develop an effective Cross-cultural capital strategy.

– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing Intellectual Capital?

– What are internal and external Intellectual Capital relations?

– Why are Intellectual Capital skills important?

Cultural capital Critical Criteria:

Add value to Cultural capital failures and transcribe Cultural capital as tomorrows backbone for success.

– Will Intellectual Capital have an impact on current business continuity, disaster recovery processes and/or infrastructure?

– Is Intellectual Capital dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?

– What are our Intellectual Capital Processes?

Educational capital Critical Criteria:

Closely inspect Educational capital failures and shift your focus.

– How important is Intellectual Capital to the user organizations mission?

– What is our formula for success in Intellectual Capital ?

Fictitious capital Critical Criteria:

Reconstruct Fictitious capital outcomes and grade techniques for implementing Fictitious capital controls.

– Do we aggressively reward and promote the people who have the biggest impact on creating excellent Intellectual Capital services/products?

– What are the success criteria that will indicate that Intellectual Capital objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?

– How will we insure seamless interoperability of Intellectual Capital moving forward?

Financial capital Critical Criteria:

Have a session on Financial capital risks and forecast involvement of future Financial capital projects in development.

– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Intellectual Capital?

– Why is Intellectual Capital important for you now?

Fixed capital Critical Criteria:

Depict Fixed capital planning and assess and formulate effective operational and Fixed capital strategies.

– Is Intellectual Capital Realistic, or are you setting yourself up for failure?

– How do we go about Securing Intellectual Capital?

Floating capital Critical Criteria:

Review Floating capital governance and spearhead techniques for implementing Floating capital.

– What management system can we use to leverage the Intellectual Capital experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?

– Do several people in different organizational units assist with the Intellectual Capital process?

Human capital Critical Criteria:

Transcribe Human capital projects and catalog Human capital activities.

– Think about the people you identified for your Intellectual Capital project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?

– Who will be responsible for measuring the financial impact of human capital, the HR function or the office of the CFO that has the best handle on available measures of business results?

– The first user resistance to metrics always begins with, But our company hasnt collected any human capital data, so how can we even begin? How do we deal with this resistance?

– Management systems with more than 500 indicators to monitor aspects of human capital management, even in medium-size, not very sophisticated companies. Too many indicators?

– Merely identifying and managing human capital is important, but it is not sufficient. We know that we manage only what we measure. So how can measurement make a difference?

– What are the human capital processes that should be measured in todays economy, and, going forward for that matter, as a routine process?

– Can we be rewired to use the power of data analytics to improve our management of human capital?

– Do HR systems educate leaders about the quality of their human capital decisions?

– So, how can CEOs apply this information to increase the ROI of human capital?

– What do we do in the human capital arena to offset future surprises?

– What are the Key enablers to make this Intellectual Capital move?

– What are our Human Capital Needs?

Individual capital Critical Criteria:

Pilot Individual capital goals and figure out ways to motivate other Individual capital users.

– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Intellectual Capital ?

– How do we measure improved Intellectual Capital service perception, and satisfaction?

– Is there any existing Intellectual Capital governance structure?

Information Age Critical Criteria:

Weigh in on Information Age engagements and document what potential Information Age megatrends could make our business model obsolete.

– Who will be responsible for making the decisions to include or exclude requested changes once Intellectual Capital is underway?

– How do we Identify specific Intellectual Capital investment and emerging trends?

Information Resources Management Journal Critical Criteria:

Weigh in on Information Resources Management Journal results and assess and formulate effective operational and Information Resources Management Journal strategies.

– What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of Intellectual Capital product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers? how do these results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?

– What are your most important goals for the strategic Intellectual Capital objectives?

– What is Effective Intellectual Capital?

Information capital Critical Criteria:

X-ray Information capital tactics and balance specific methods for improving Information capital results.

– What is the purpose of Intellectual Capital in relation to the mission?

– Why should we adopt a Intellectual Capital framework?

Instructional capital Critical Criteria:

See the value of Instructional capital failures and devise Instructional capital key steps.

– For your Intellectual Capital project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?

– What are the usability implications of Intellectual Capital actions?

– How to Secure Intellectual Capital?

Intangible asset Critical Criteria:

Talk about Intangible asset results and raise human resource and employment practices for Intangible asset.

– How do we ensure that implementations of Intellectual Capital products are done in a way that ensures safety?

– What are current Intellectual Capital Paradigms?

Intellectual Property Critical Criteria:

Weigh in on Intellectual Property leadership and report on developing an effective Intellectual Property strategy.

– What will be the policies for data sharing and public access (including provisions for protection of privacy, confidentiality, security, intellectual property rights and other rights as appropriate)?

– During the last 3 years, have you received a complaint or an injunction arising out of intellectual property infringement, content or advertising?

– Among the Intellectual Capital product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

– Is legal review performed on all intellectual property utilized in the course of your business operations?

– Am I concerned about intellectual property protection and legal issues of my application and data?

– Are there any data with intellectual property (e.g., patent, copyright) concerns with sharing?

– How is transfer pricing regulated for intellectual property in the United States?

– Think of your Intellectual Capital project. what are the main functions?

– Who will own any copyright or intellectual property rights to the data?

Intellectual capital management Critical Criteria:

Demonstrate Intellectual capital management tactics and define what our big hairy audacious Intellectual capital management goal is.

– Does the Intellectual Capital task fit the clients priorities?

– Who needs to know about Intellectual Capital ?

Knowledge Management Critical Criteria:

Graph Knowledge Management strategies and correct better engagement with Knowledge Management results.

– Learning Systems Analysis: once one has a good grasp of the current state of the organization, there is still an important question that needs to be asked: what is the organizations potential for developing and changing – in the near future and in the longer term?

– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Intellectual Capital project?

– What are the best practices in knowledge management for IT Service management ITSM?

– Does Intellectual Capital analysis isolate the fundamental causes of problems?

– What best practices in knowledge management for Service management do we use?

– How do we manage Intellectual Capital Knowledge Management (KM)?

– What will drive Intellectual Capital change?

– How is Knowledge Management Measured?

Knowledge economy Critical Criteria:

Prioritize Knowledge economy governance and suggest using storytelling to create more compelling Knowledge economy projects.

– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Intellectual Capital leaders?

Liquid capital Critical Criteria:

Substantiate Liquid capital strategies and point out improvements in Liquid capital.

– How would one define Intellectual Capital leadership?

Monopoly Capital Critical Criteria:

Familiarize yourself with Monopoly Capital decisions and document what potential Monopoly Capital megatrends could make our business model obsolete.

– Who will be responsible for deciding whether Intellectual Capital goes ahead or not after the initial investigations?

– How do we know that any Intellectual Capital analysis is complete and comprehensive?

– Is the scope of Intellectual Capital defined?

National Intangible Capital Critical Criteria:

Do a round table on National Intangible Capital management and integrate design thinking in National Intangible Capital innovation.

– How much does Intellectual Capital help?

– Are there Intellectual Capital Models?

Natural capital Critical Criteria:

Rank Natural capital engagements and catalog Natural capital activities.

– How do your measurements capture actionable Intellectual Capital information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?

– Who will be responsible for documenting the Intellectual Capital requirements in detail?

Organizational capital Critical Criteria:

Examine Organizational capital adoptions and report on the economics of relationships managing Organizational capital and constraints.

– What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Intellectual Capital leader?

Paolo Magrassi Critical Criteria:

Accommodate Paolo Magrassi tactics and tour deciding if Paolo Magrassi progress is made.

– Think about the functions involved in your Intellectual Capital project. what processes flow from these functions?

Patient capital Critical Criteria:

Powwow over Patient capital strategies and work towards be a leading Patient capital expert.

– What are all of our Intellectual Capital domains and what do they do?

Physical capital Critical Criteria:

Recall Physical capital results and plan concise Physical capital education.

Political capital Critical Criteria:

Pilot Political capital engagements and grade techniques for implementing Political capital controls.

– What are specific Intellectual Capital Rules to follow?

Public capital Critical Criteria:

Gauge Public capital tactics and overcome Public capital skills and management ineffectiveness.

Relational capital Critical Criteria:

Discuss Relational capital decisions and achieve a single Relational capital view and bringing data together.

– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your Intellectual Capital project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

– Do the Intellectual Capital decisions we make today help people and the planet tomorrow?

Sexual capital Critical Criteria:

Refer to Sexual capital issues and do something to it.

– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Intellectual Capital process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the Intellectual Capital process available?

– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Intellectual Capital delivery for example is new software needed?

Social capital Critical Criteria:

Detail Social capital quality and cater for concise Social capital education.

– What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the Intellectual Capital process?

Structural capital Critical Criteria:

Adapt Structural capital projects and probe Structural capital strategic alliances.

– Are there Intellectual Capital problems defined?

Symbolic capital Critical Criteria:

Own Symbolic capital goals and oversee implementation of Symbolic capital.

– What are our best practices for minimizing Intellectual Capital project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Intellectual Capital project lifecycle?

Trade secret Critical Criteria:

Meet over Trade secret planning and inform on and uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough Trade secret results.

– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Intellectual Capital forward?

Variable capital Critical Criteria:

Derive from Variable capital tasks and give examples utilizing a core of simple Variable capital skills.

– Which customers cant participate in our Intellectual Capital domain because they lack skills, wealth, or convenient access to existing solutions?

– What are our needs in relation to Intellectual Capital skills, labor, equipment, and markets?

Venture capital Critical Criteria:

Accelerate Venture capital leadership and pioneer acquisition of Venture capital systems.

– Do those selected for the Intellectual Capital team have a good general understanding of what Intellectual Capital is all about?

Working capital Critical Criteria:

Powwow over Working capital risks and acquire concise Working capital education.

– Distinguish between permanent working capital and temporary working capital. Why is the difference important to financial managers?

– Are there any disadvantages to implementing Intellectual Capital? There might be some that are less obvious?

– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Intellectual Capital project manager?


This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Intellectual Capital Self Assessment:


Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service | theartofservice.com

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Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.

External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

Intellectual Capital External links:

Intellectual capital-Group Flashcards | Quizlet

Axis Intellectual Capital – Home | Facebook

Intellectual Capital Group – Home | Facebook

Academic capital External links:

“Promoting Academic Capital Formation Among Urban …

Accumulation of capital External links:

Accumulation Of Capital – igrocery.store

The Accumulation of Capital by Rosa Luxemburg – Goodreads

[PDF]Accumulation Of Capital – hulahoop.store

Book value External links:

My Car Value Estimator – Black Book Value – Cars.com

Circulating capital External links:

Circulating Capital Definition | Investopedia

[PDF]Chapter 8: Fixed Capital and Circulating Capital

Constant capital External links:

Constant Capital Partners – The Firm – About Us

Cultural capital External links:

Stream Sexmob’s Forthcoming Album, ‘Cultural Capital’ : …

Cultural Capital Consultancy

Financial capital External links:

About Us | Delaware Financial Capital Corp.

Fixed capital External links:

DRS: Fixed Capital Investment 01MAR2012 – Connecticut

Fixed Capital Outlay – Florida Department of Education

Human capital External links:

Home – Human Capital Group

Human Capital at AISD | Austin ISD

Human Capital Management and HCM Software Solutions

Information Age External links:

Huddlestock | A financial network for the information age

“The Nineties” The Information Age (TV Episode 2017) – …

The information age (DVD video, 2007) [WorldCat.org]

Information Resources Management Journal External links:

Information Resources Management Journal

Information Resources Management Journal – dl.acm.org

Intangible asset External links:

Obsidian Edge, LLC – Business and Intangible Asset Valuation

[PDF]Intangible Asset Valuation Approaches

Intangible Asset – Investopedia

Intellectual Property External links:

Knobbe Martens Intellectual Property Law

Bejin Bieneman PLC | Intellectual Property Attorneys

Intellectual Property Attorneys Baker and Rannells, PA

Knowledge Management External links:

The TRACS Knowledge Management Site

Knowledge Management Software | Lucidea

Home | Center for Knowledge Management

Knowledge economy External links:

Scup vs. Tilapia: The Seafood Knowledge Economy II | …

What is the Knowledge Economy? Idriss ABERKANE – …

Productivity Game – Thriving in a Knowledge Economy

Liquid capital External links:

Liquid Capital Funding Alpharetta, GA Factors – MapQuest

About Liquid Capital Corporation

Financial Services Franchise | Liquid Capital Franchises

Monopoly Capital External links:

White Monopoly Capital – Home | Facebook

What is white monopoly capital? – Quora

Natural capital External links:

Natural Capital Project

Certification | CarbonNeutral from Natural Capital Partners

Natural Capital Award 2017

Organizational capital External links:


Physical capital External links:

1. invest in physical capital – Brainly.com

Political capital External links:

Definition of Political Capital – DaveManuel.com

Political Capital | International Business Times

Political Capital – Forbes

Relational capital External links:

Relational Capital Group – Home | Facebook

Sexual capital External links:

Sexual capital – Witches Of The Craft®

Social capital External links:

Team – Social Capital

Social Capital Markets – Official Site

Symbolic capital External links:

What is Symbolic Capital | IGI Global

Symbolic Capital – Geography – RUhosting

Trade secret External links:

People’s Legal Front, Because Law is No Trade Secret

Trade secret legal definition of trade secret

The Upper Level – The Newest Member of the Trade Secret …

Variable capital External links:

Variable Capital – energo.store

Variable Capital – yingtan.store

Variable Capital – teambuy.store

Venture capital External links:

Digital Future – Venture Capital Firm from Ukraine

Healthcare Venture Capital | 7wire Ventures

Venture Capital – Mashable

Working capital External links:

Commercial Finance & Working Capital Loans | BBVA Compass

Pango Financial – Retirement Plan Working Capital for …

Finaxar : Working Capital Finance Specialist

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