National Intellectual Capital of Four East Central European Countries and South Africa (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, South Africa, Turkey)

Chapter

Abstract

The countries of this cluster are at the bottom half of National Intellectual Capital Indices for 40 Countries (NICI40), with Czech Republic and Hungary in possession of a higher level of national intellectual capital. Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, South Africa, and Turkey ranked number 27, 23, 33, 31, and 34, respectively. In comparing each individual country’s overall IC ranking, Hungary ranked better in human capital and market capital (both ranked #19), Poland is particularly weak in market capital and process capital (ranked #39 and #35, respectively), and Turkey is comparatively better in market capital (ranked #27).

 

Human capital

Market capital

Process capital

Renewal capital

Financial capital

Overall IC (NICI40)

Mean

5.26

5.02

4.02

2.04

8.76

25.10

SD

0.78

0.66

0.61

0.42

0.31

2.29

Country

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Czech Republic

5.34

29

5.56

22

4.51

28

2.57

24

9.16

26

27.15

27

Hungary

6.33

19

5.68

19

4.71

27

2.34

26

8.94

27

27.99

23

Poland

5.61

26

4.04

39

3.23

35

1.95

30

8.77

28

23.59

33

South Africa

4.71

36

4.84

31

4.02

30

1.84

32

8.37

36

23.79

31

Turkey

4.33

38

4.98

27

3.61

32

1.51

36

8.57

33

22.99

34

Keywords

Human Capital Czech Republic Market Capital Human Development Index Intellectual Capital 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

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

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