Title: Assessment of the relationship between intellectual capital and organisational health through mediator of employee empowerment (case study: Islamic Azad University employees Shabestar)

Authors: Hadi Teimouri; Vahid Fattahi Sarand; Seyed-hasan Hosseini

Addresses: Department of Management, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran ' Department of Management, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran ' Department of Management, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

Abstract: Today, development of intellectual capital in organisations is one of the key factors in improving business processes and the key to success of organisations, because one of the main tasks of intellectual capital management is shaping processes to get and create value from knowledge. This study examines the impact of intellectual capital on organisational health through empowerment deals. The population includes Islamic Azad University employees Shabestar with a population of 200, which (N = 132) of the subjects were randomly selected from the three questionnaires answered intellectual capital and organisational health and empowerment. The reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed through Cronbach alpha. Also the questionnaire with high content validity was prepared. The data obtained using Spss software and Liserl were analysed and results and dimensions of intellectual capital (human capital, structural capital and customer capital) by enabling a significantly positive effect on organisational health. Dissatisfaction with the quality of work life is a problem that regardless of their organisational position, damage both individuals and the organisation and preventing from this damage is possible when special attention is given to intellectual capital. In line with paying attention to the intellectual capital, we should not forget the empowerment of human resource.

Keywords: intellectual capital; psychological empowerment; organisational health; Iran; employee empowerment; case study; universities; higher education; human resources; human capital; structural capital; customer capital; quality of working life.

DOI: 10.1504/IJLIC.2017.080639

International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 2017 Vol.14 No.1, pp.11 - 23

Available online: 04 Nov 2016 *

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