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Can Ideas be Capital? Factors of Production in the Post-Industrial Economy: A Review and Critique

Dean, Alison, Kretschmer, M. (2003) Can Ideas be Capital? Factors of Production in the Post-Industrial Economy: A Review and Critique. In: Academy of Management Conference, August 1-6, Seattle. (Unpublished) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:9146)

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Abstract

It is a widely accepted premise that we are in a midst of a radical change of

economy”, “weightless economy”, “post-industrial society” or “information

distinct factor of production, replacing or supplementing land, labour and

capabilities and skills as a new, perhaps overriding productive factor; others

capital to include business processes, intellectual property, product ideas, even

withholding any coherent definition.

capital as the durable result of past production processes, transforming future

economic actor. Second, we offer a taxonomy of the perceived characteristics

that capital, and thus intellectual capital, is not a useful way of theoretically

capturing knowledge and ideas

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > International Business and Strategy
Depositing User: Alison Dean
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2008 12:37 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:02 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9146 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Dean, Alison: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7135-8585
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