An Exploratory Research on Intellectual Capital Management: Case Study for A Research Institute

지적자본경영 전망에 관한 탐색적 연구: A연구원 사례를 중심으로

  • 김수정 (서강대학교 경영전문대학원 경영컨설팅학과) ;
  • 김승철 (서강대학교 경영전문대학원 경영컨설팅학과)
  • Received : 2011.11.02
  • Accepted : 2011.12.23
  • Published : 2011.12.01


Compared to the industrial society, the knowledge-based economy of the 21st century has placed importance on intellectual capital as a sustainable competitive advantage of an organization. The ownership, creation, and interaction of intellectual capital is emerging as the main challenges of the management and, moreover, it might extend to the issue of intellectual capital management. This research found that the exploitation and sharing of knowledge was more efficient in a networked organization through a case study for A research institute, which attempted intellectual capital management domestically for the first time. The contribution of this exploratory research is to suggest new perspectives on the ownership of intangible asset, the evaluation of knowledge-based product, and the competitive advantage and complementarity of an organization in the knowledge-based economy. The limitation is that this research is just exploratory due to the inaccessibility of data. If the intellectual capital management would be more common, the diverse researches should be empirically carried out.