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Intellectual Capital – Intangible Assets Materialised In The Main Engine Of The Nations’ Economic Recovery


  • Laura-Maria DINDIREL

    () (“Constantin Brâncoveanu” University, Romania)

  • Silvia DUGAN

    () (“Constantin Brâncoveanu” University, Romania)


The research developed in this paper is mainly aimed at the achievement of certain analyses on some key variables of intellectual capital in companies from EU countries and thus, implicitly, from Romania, as well as through the Pearson correlation matrix, intensity analysis of the relationships between the respective variables of the three dimensions related to the intellectual capital, namely the human capital, the structural and relational capital and the GDP/capita. The main research techniques used for the research were: investigation of secondary data and content analysis of the major reports of international organisations on intellectual capital, as well as statistical methods of analysis and interpretation of data, respectively descriptive statistics and correlations. The main results of the research consist in identifying the main directions that envisage the area of intellectual capital in which companies must act to diminish the negative effects of the economic crisis.

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  • Laura-Maria DINDIREL & Silvia DUGAN, 2013. "Intellectual Capital – Intangible Assets Materialised In The Main Engine Of The Nations’ Economic Recovery," Management Strategies Journal, Constantin Brancoveanu University, vol. 20(2), pages 4-13.
  • Handle: RePEc:brc:journl:v:20:y:2013:i:2:p:4-13

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    intellectual capital; human capital; relational capital; structural capital; correlation matrix;

    JEL classification:

    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity


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