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Quantitative Multidisciplinary Approaches in Human Capital and Asset Management

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In the ‘knowledge economy’, it is widely recognized that the effective engagement and utilization of human capital and the other facets of intellectual capital are critical, if not the only means, to organizations’ short-term success and long-term survival. Quantitative Multidisciplinary Approaches in Human Capital and Asset Management provides robust scientific research and multidisciplinary perspectives on the theory behind the governance of human capital and human assets. Focusing on insight from the diverse fields of economics, finance, accounting, IT, biology, and development, this timely publication is designed to fit the research needs of researchers, practitioners, graduate-level students, and executives seeking methods for managing intellectual capital in the new knowledge economy.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. Introduction and a Holistic Framework for Human Capital
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN CAPITAL
    4. HUMAN CAPITAL AND ASSETS: NEW RESEARCH FRAMEWORK
    5. CHAPTERS
    6. CHAPTERS AND THE NEW RESEARCH FRAMEWORK
    7. CHAPTERS AND THE NEW DEFINITION OF HUMAN CAPITAL PRAXIS
    8. LAST WORDS
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ENDNOTES
  8. Chapter 1: A Multidisciplinary Critical Approach to Measure and Analyze Human Capital Productivity
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. QUALITY OF WORKING LIFE IN DETERMINING INTANGIBLE HUMAN ASSET UTILIZATION
    4. CATEGORIES OF HUMAN COMPETENCIES DETERMINING THE QWL INDEX
    5. CATEGORIES OF SELF-ESTEEM DETERMINING THE QWL INDEX
    6. MEASURING STAFF OPINIONS
    7. UTILIZING ORGANIZATION EMPLOYEE INQUIRY WITH REGARD TO INTANGIBLE ASSET DEVELOPMENT
    8. ANALYZING AN ORGANIZATION’S SPECIFIC HUMAN CAPITAL PRODUCTIVITY
    9. DISCUSSION
    10. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 2: Leveraging Human Capital Assets with Cognitive Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ENTER WATSON
    4. DISCUSSION
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  10. Chapter 3: Towards an Understanding of Team Dynamics in Very Small Enterprises
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. RESEARCH STUDY
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  11. Chapter 4: Human Capital Accumulation in Medical Simulated Learning Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  12. Chapter 5: Human Capital Management for the Improvement of Competitiveness in Firms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES AND KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL
    4. HUMAN CAPITAL OPTIMIZATION FOR DEVELOPING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
    5. EMPIRICAL CASE STUDY
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 6: Strategic Human Capital, Team Composition and Project Team Performance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESES
    4. METHODS
    5. ANALYSIS
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: Strategic Inertia vs. Strategic Change
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    4. FIAT’S TURNAROUND PATH
    5. THE ROLE OF HUMAN CAPITAL: DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  15. Chapter 8: Human Capital and International Assignments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW AND PROPOSITIONS
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 9: A Study on the Effect of Culture and Human and Social Capital on Entrepreneurial Strategies in Family Businesses in Iran
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINITIONS AND BACKGROUNDS
    4. SOCIOEMOTIONAL WEALTH, CULTURE, HUMAN, AND SOCIAL CAPITALS
    5. PROPOSITIONS AND EMPIRICAL EVIDENCES
    6. ADDITIONAL REFLECTIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. APPENDIX
  17. Chapter 10: An Application of Knowledge Management and Human Capital Valuation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION TO THE CREDIT UNION INDUSTRY
    3. COMPANY OVERVIEW
    4. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (KM) AUDIT
    5. HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT (HCM): STRATEGIES
    6. HCV CONCLUSION
    7. CASE STUDY EXAMPLES
    8. REFERENCES
    9. APPENDIX
  18. Chapter 11: Cybersecurity and Human Capital in Community Banks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. SOLUTIONS
    5. FOCUS ON INDUSTRY: HUMAN CAPITAL AND CYBERSECURITY IN BANKING
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  19. Chapter 12: Innovation and the Value of Human Capital in a Collegiate Setting
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
    4. SECTION ONE: INNOVATION AUDIT
    5. SECTION TWO: THE VALUE OF HUMAN CAPITAL
    6. INNOVATION AUDIT AND THE VALUE OF HUMAN CAPITAL COMBINED: CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. APPENDIX A
    9. APPENDIX B
    10. APPENDIX C
    11. APPENDIX D
  20. Compilation of References
  21. About the Contributors