Title: Analysis of intellectual capital based on quantity, quality, and systematic assessment: a case study of seven industrial centres in Bandung, Indonesia

Authors: Yuhana Astuti; Grisna Anggadwita; Ratri Wahyuningtyas

Addresses: School of Economics and Business, Telkom University, Jl. Telekomunikasi, Terusan Buah Batu, Bandung 40257, Indonesia ' School of Economics and Business, Telkom University, Jl. Telekomunikasi, Terusan Buah Batu, Bandung 40257, Indonesia ' School of Economics and Business, Telkom University, Jl. Telekomunikasi, Terusan Buah Batu, Bandung 40257, Indonesia

Abstract: Trade liberalisation among ASEAN countries requires each country to compete to increase the competencies of entrepreneurs. Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is a business sector that contributes to the economy of a country, especially in Indonesia. The tight business competition requires MSMEs to find resources that can create a competitive advantage, such as intellectual capital (IC). IC measurement consisting of human capital (HC), structural capital (SC), and relational capital (RC) becomes very important to assess how the success and sustainability of MSMEs. This qualitative study aimed to evaluate the IC factors on MSMEs based on the quantity, quality, and systematic (QQS) management of self-assessment respondent which refers to the evaluation scale parameter that has been determined at seven industrial centres in Bandung. This research is expected to contribute in evaluating the readiness and competence of entrepreneurs in Indonesia to global competitiveness.

Keywords: AEC; ASEAN Economic Community; human capital; industrial centre; intellectual capital; MSMEs; micro; small; and medium enterprises; relational capital; structural capital; QQS assessment.

DOI: 10.1504/IJLC.2017.087449

International Journal of Learning and Change, 2017 Vol.9 No.4, pp.319 - 333

Received: 01 Dec 2016
Accepted: 03 May 2017

Published online: 03 Oct 2017 *

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