Introduction of National Intellectual Capital

Chapter

Abstract

National wealth, national competitiveness, and economic development are issues of concern for national leaders, policy makers, and world organizations. As a result, various kinds of national ranking have caught the attention of relevant parties, such as the World Competitiveness Yearbook published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) also estimates and reports the potential future wealth of its member countries. Such ranking enables national leaders to locate the relative position of their own nation in the global arena, find a benchmarking nation, and then appropriately strategize their policies for securing national development and competitiveness.

Keywords

Human Capital Gross Domestic Product Intellectual Capital National Leader National Ranking 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationNational Chengchi UniversityTaipeiROC
  2. 2.Universal Networking Intellectual CapitalNorrtäljeSweden

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