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National Culture And Intellectual Capital: Comparative Analysis Romania - Slovenia

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  • Laura-Maria, DINDIREL


    (“Constantin Brâncoveanu” University, Romania)

  • Klemen, ŠIROK

    (Primorska University, Slovenia)

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    The purpose of this scientific endeavour is to identify the possible relationships between the dimensions of national culture and intellectual capital. As such, we have directed our research towards making an analysis at the level of EU countries, on six dimensions of the national culture based on Geert Hofstede’s approach, as well as towards the analysis of the performance of the three dimensions of intellectual capital, namely: structural, human and relational capital. We also aimed at conducting a comparative analysis of the national culture and intellectual capital between Romania and Slovenia. To meet the purpose of the paper we used the following research techniques: investigating secondary data, content analysis, as well as statistical methods for data analysis and interpretation of results. For our research resources we also considered chief models and methodologies of national culture and intellectual capital, publications and reports of international organisations. The main results of the research highlight the influence of national culture on intellectual capital. We demonstrated that some dimensions of national culture, such as Individualism versus collectivism and Indulgence versus restraint positively influence intellectual capital, while other dimensions, namely Distance versus power and Uncertainty avoidance negatively influence intellectual capital.

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    Article provided by Constantin Brancoveanu University in its journal Management Strategies Journal.

    Volume (Year): 22 (2013)
    Issue (Month): Special ()
    Pages: 280-289

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    Handle: RePEc:brc:journl:v:23:y:2013:i:s:p:280-289
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    1. Maria MOLDOVEANU & Valeriu IOAN-FRANC, 2011. "Management benchmarks of cultural policy," Romanian Journal of Economics, Institute of National Economy, vol. 33(2(42)), pages 75-89, December.
    2. Gregorio Martín-de-Castro & Miriam Delgado-Verde & Pedro López-Sáez & José Navas-López, 2011. "Towards ‘An Intellectual Capital-Based View of the Firm’: Origins and Nature," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 98(4), pages 649-662, February.
    3. Mihaela Simona Maracine, 2012. "Organisational Culture Analysis Model," Annals of University of Craiova - Economic Sciences Series, University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 1(40), pages 99-106.
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