4. Understanding Active and Inert Components of Intellectual Capital

How is intellectual capital created and accumulated?

How is human capital organized to produce other intellectual capital?

How can specific components of intellectual capital be identified?

We know that intellectual capital is a category of intangible assets. Intellectual capital comprises the majority of value in most public corporations, as demonstrated earlier by the ICI algorithm and other financial information.

But what has caused the rapid expansion of intellectual capital value over the last 35 years, and what does its future growth depend on? The answer is its single active component—human capital.

The exponential growth of intellectual capital value in recent ...

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