Summary of Intangible Capital

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Intangible Capital book summary
How capital has evolved from tangible to intangible assets

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Management consultants Mary Adams and Michael Oleksak shine a spotlight on “intangible capital” (IC) and explain how companies can succeed by quantifying and leveraging IC. Intangible capital includes “human capital, relationship capital, structural capital and business recipe.” The authors outline IC and describe how intangible capital has come to comprise 70% of most companies’ valuations. getAbstract highly recommends this book to CEOs, CIOs, and all executives and managers who want to understand the true heart of their businesses.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to identify “intangible capital” (IC)
  • Why IC matters in a knowledge economy
  • How to inventory and measure IC
  • How to leverage IC for increased profits
 

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How Is Your Knowledge of Your Company’s Knowledge?
In today’s information economy, intangible assets – employee expertise, intellectual property, reputation, brand, business processes, networks and innovative brio – comprise much of a firm’s value. Still, executives focus more on measuring...
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About the Authors

Management consultants Mary Adams and Michael Oleksak are the co-founders of Trek Consulting.


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