Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations
Nicholas Brealey, 1998 - 278 oldal
Knowledge has become the most important fact of economic life. It is the chief ingredient of what we buy and sell, the raw material with which we work. In the new economy, intellectual capital not natural resources, machinery or even financial capital has become the one indispensable asset of corporations.
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Overall, according to calculations by Stephen R. Barley, professor of industrial
engineering and industrial management at Stanford University, the share of the
American labor force whose jobs primarily involve working with things (
farmworkers, operators and laborers, craftspeople) or delivering nonprofessional
services (hotel and restaurant workers, distribution workers, retail clerks,
domestic servants, barbers and beauticians, health aides, etc.) will have fallen by
more than half by the ...
They've drained the typing pool and put in a gym. The Rising Price of Brains
Markets are pitiless. They reward whatever creates value and ignore or punish
whatever does not. It's nothing personal. The Invisible Hand is unseeing as well
as unseen: It simply moves, and moves on, neither knowing nor caring whether it
has delivered a pat on the back or a blow to the jaw. It moves more slowly in
labor markets than in others. In a matter of minutes, investors in the stock market
might take ...
Why, then, do companies manage it so haphazardly? A principal reason, I
believe, is that they have a hard time distinguishing between the cost of paying
people and the value of investing in them. * Total factor productivity (Zemsky's
number) cannot be compared directly to labor productivity (the number I could
infer from what Taco told me), though both measure efficiency. Labor productivity
measures output (widgets or dollars) per unit of labor (hours, dollars, or number
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LibraryThing ReviewFelhasználói ismertető - markdeo - LibraryThing
Very good introduction to business. Great reading on the information age. Good insight into Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital All entrepreneur's, business people, managers, and employees will benefit from this book. I highly recommend. Teljes értékelés elolvasása
LibraryThing ReviewFelhasználói ismertető - jaygheiser - LibraryThing
p. 203 "Just as the value a business creates derives less from the physical assets it controls than from the knowledge it develops and applies, so the importance and value of a caree is marked not by hierarchical position--a badge of the assets one contro Teljes értékelés elolvasása
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