Int. J. of Learning and Intellectual Capital   »   2007 Vol.4, No.4



Title: Models for human capital management: human resource management of intellectual capital


Author: Kevin J. O'Sullivan, William D. Schulte Jr.


School of Management, New York Institute of Technology, 1855 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, USA.
Harry F. Byrd Jr. School of Business, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA 22601, USA


Abstract: In this article the current models of Intellectual Capital (IC) are examined in the context of Human Resource Management (HRM) both in the public and private sectors with a special emphasis on the association of the management of IC with competitive advantage. The article presents the current view of IC management as well as discussing the evolving nature of HRM in the 21st century where there is a necessity for organisations to be dynamic both in the context of the management of individual capabilities and the management of organisational structure.


Keywords: human capital management; HCM; knowledge management; KM; human resource management; HRM; intellectual capital; competitive advantage; individual capabilities; organisational structure.


DOI: 10.1504/IJLIC.2007.016338


Int. J. of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 2007 Vol.4, No.4, pp.453 - 466


Available online: 19 Dec 2007



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