Title: A meta-analysis of the relationship between intellectual capital and innovation in businesses
Authors: Zakaria Nejjari; Hanane Aamoum
Addresses: Laboratory of Scientific Engineering of Organizations, National School of Commerce and Management, Hassan 2 University, Casablanca, Morocco ' Laboratory of Scientific Engineering of Organizations, National School of Commerce and Management, Hassan 2 University, Casablanca, Morocco
Abstract: The objective of this article is to look into the connection between intellectual capital (IC) and innovation through a meta-analysis. It enlarges the limited stream of literature by concentrating on identifying and distinguishing IC influences on innovation by providing an IC paradigm to get the multiple facets of innovation at the organisational degree. This study is based on a meta-analysis from a variety of sources. This work is a review of papers that allow for a meta-analysis examination of articles related to two study variables: intellectual capital and innovation. The findings suggest that IC and its specific elements have an impact on a firm's ability to innovate. Based on the business's radical or incremental innovation approach, the impact is at various degrees. Intellectual capital (IC) is a source of innovation in businesses, according to the conclusions of the meta-analysis.
Keywords: intellectual capital; innovation; meta-analysis; innovation strategy; human capital; organisational capital.
International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 2022 Vol.19 No.5, pp.490 - 522
Accepted: 13 Jul 2021
Published online: 07 Sep 2022 *