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Oleksii Lyulyov

Sumy State University | Ukraine

Barriers to Sustainable Management of Organizational Intellectual Capital

Elwira Gross-Golacka 1,  , Anna Brzozowska 2, , Robert Balcerzyk 3,  , Ibrahiem M. M. El Emary 4, ,
  1. Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
  2. Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland
  3. General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military University of Land Forces, Wroclaw, Poland
  4.  KAU, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

     * Corresponding author

Received: 10 November 2023

Revised: 14 February 2024

Accepted: 17 March 2024


In the global economy, intellectual capital management is a strategically important resource that affects the market value of organizations. Efficient management of intellectual capital requires the use of new management methods and techniques. One of them is knowledge management, which, in particular, focuses on removing barriers to knowledge sharing. The survey was conducted among employees of the Glogow, Jawor and Trzebnica counties, and the results constitute a pilot study. The conclusions from the collected research results are surprising and imply the need to conduct research on a larger scale in the area of human capital. The collected results provide information to management staff in the field of talent management and knowledge. The results may constitute the basis for developing succession plans, succession plans and employee training. Additionally, the results can help recruiters create profiles of candidates with specific competencies. The main aim of the study was to analyse and evaluate the personnel management process in the Glogow, Jawor and Trzebnica poviats. The use of various research methods made it possible to achieve the intended research goals. The basic research tool used was a survey. Analyses of the literature, research reports, and statistical summaries were treated as a complement to the main research methods. Research and statistical data indicate that among smaller companies in Lower Silesia, there is a need for development programs related to acquiring, collecting, and sharing knowledge. The study identified a number of factors that constitute a significant barrier to the development of employees of the surveyed companies. They allowed us to verify the relationship between the factors that constitute the greatest barrier to the learning process and the impact of the company’s size on it. The relationship between the barriers to intellectual development that constitute the greatest threat to the company and the factors that make it difficult for the company to recruit employees with the highest intellectual capital were also verified.

Keywords: human capital; intellectual capital; knowledge management; relational capital; structural capital; sustainable development; talent management.

How to Cite: Gross-Golacka, E., Brzozowska, A., Balcerzyk, R., & El Emary, I. M. M. (2024). Barriers to Sustainable Management of Organizational Intellectual Capital.Marketing and Management of Innovations, 15(1), 252–263.

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