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Human Capital and Assets in the Networked World

Human Capital and Assets in the Networked World
Human Capital and Assets in the Networked World
This book provides researchers and students in all disciplines of management with a wide-ranging reference, as well as will provide new insights of developing and managing talent in the the new networked economy that could be applied by interested advanced practitioners to augment company success
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  • Front Cover -- Human Capital and Assets in the Networked World -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- About the Editor -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgment -- Introduction -- Bibliography -- Part A: Conceptual Introduction-Epistemologies -- 1. Epistemological Perspectives in the Analysis of Human Capital and Human Assets and the Development of the Knowledge-Based Economy -- Introduction -- Different Perspectives on Epistemology -- Introduction -- The Cognitivist Perspective on Knowledge -- Connectionist Epistemology -- Autopoietic Epistemology -- A Sum Up -- References -- Part B: Human Capital and Assets Praxis Discussions -- 1. Management Perspective -- 2. Knowledge Transfer Networks, Value Creation, and Cultural Aspects of Industrial Production -- Introduction -- Knowledge Transfer -- Introduction -- Theory of the Firm and Knowledge as a Central Factor for the Firm's Development -- Transfer of Knowledge as a Process of Communication -- Introductory Comments -- Knowledge Transfer and Communication Models -- Factors That Can Hinder or Stimulate Knowledge Exchange -- Empirical Part -- Data Collection -- Communication, Competence, and Outcome -- Correlation and Regression Results -- Conclusions -- References -- 2. Technology Perspective -- 3. Emerging Technologies for Data Research: Implications for Bias, Curation, and Reproducible Results -- Introduction -- Environmental Scanning -- Visualizing the Environment -- Enter Cognitive Computing -- A Concrete Example -- Working with Watson Analytics for Social Media -- Watson Discovery -- The Networked Research World -- Reproducible Results without Replicated Data -- New Requirements for Researchers in the Networked World -- Researchers as Curators -- A Research Funding Crisis -- Encryption, Virtualization, and Blockchain Technologies -- Conclusions -- References
  • Part C: Level of Analysis Discussions -- 1. Intra-Organizational Systems-Networks Perspective -- 4. Thriving Transitional Experiences: Self-Knowledge, Improvisation, and Transformation Quotient in a Highly Dynamic World -- Introduction -- Thrive, Thriving -- Thriving Defined in Various Disciplines -- Development of New Constructs -- Measuring a Positive Outcome from Transitions - Thriving Transitional Experiences (TTE) -- Resources at a Time of Change -- Psychological Resource: Transformation Quotient (TQ) - Measuring Receptivity to Transitions -- Cognitive Resource: Positive Cognitive Appraisal -- Cognitive Resource: Self-Knowledge -- Emotional Resource: Emotional Response to Uncertainty -- Social Resource: Perceived Social Support -- Behavioral Resource - Improvisation -- Research Design -- Sample and Data Collection -- Data Analysis -- Qualitative Analysis -- Findings -- Qualitative Findings -- Survivor Incremental Group -- Survivor Radical -- Thriver Incremental -- Thriver Radical -- Discussions -- Eudaimonic Happiness Is "Enacted" -- Further Research -- Notes -- References -- 5. Tacit Knowledge and Intra-Firm Teams: Reaping The Benefits of Co-operation in a Networked World -- Introduction -- Firms, Efficiency, and the Problem of Intra-Firm Teams -- Human Capital as a Productive Asset -- The Resource-Based View of the Firm and Human Capital -- Tacit Knowledge -- Teams and Knowledge Work within Firms -- Networked Minds as a Strategic Capital Asset -- The Development of the Team as a Means of Overcoming the Limits of the Individual -- Attaining Maximum Allocative Efficiency and Its Implications for Knowledge Sharing -- Simulation -- A Simple Scenario with No Network Effects -- Allowing for the Benefits of a Network -- A Computational Simulation -- A Monte Carlo Simulation -- Conclusion and Recommendations for Future Work -- References
  • 2. Inter-Organizational Systems-Networks Perspective -- 6. Integrating Values, Purposes, and Visions for Responsible Development, Envisioning for sustainable development -- Introduction -- Sustainable or Responsible Development? -- Distinguishing Values, Purpose, and Vision for Responsible Development -- Vision, Networks, Social, and Human Capital -- Human Capital and Vision -- Social Capital and Networks -- Building Human Capital and Responsible Development Vision: The Key Role of Education and Awareness Raising Processes -- Research Methodology and Field of Application -- Research Area and Subjects -- A Mixed Methods Approach: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Techniques -- The Process Model for the Envisioning Process: Phases, Characteristics, and Outcomes -- Identification of leader is an essential preliminary phase in envisioning process -- Analysis and measurement of the extent to which the concept of sustainable development is shared in the network -- Identification of a "responsible development vision" already widespread and recognized on the international level and measurement of the level of sharing of this vision. -- Brainstorming: New knowledge creation -- 4 Identification and creation of proposals for a network shared vision from each organization -- Dialogue regarding the proposed visions -- Shared vision identification: vote-based expression of individual opinions on other partners' proposed visions and joint analysis of the votes. -- Elaborating and formalizing the network shared vision statement -- Identification of some goals linked to the shared vision -- Conclusions -- Limitations and Challenges -- Notes -- References -- 7. Human and Social Capital Gone into the Dark Side: The Case of XXI Century's Financial System -- Introduction -- The Impact of Financial Crises and the Collapse Begun in 2007
  • An Industry Blind to Warning Signs before the Crisis -- Social Identity and Social Capital in Finance -- Excessive Compensation in the Financial Industry: A Bad Incentive for Social Development -- Manipulation in the Financial Markets -- An Overgrown Industry beyond Its Optimal Size Hiding the Main Problems -- Other Fundamental Changes in the Industry: The Chance for a New Beginning -- Notes -- References -- 8. Transforming Shoulder Care with Innovative Networks and Shared-Care Accountability Models -- Introduction -- Shoulder Care in Ontario Today - An Outdated, Wasteful, and Ineffective "Non-System" -- Understanding Key Problems within Ontario's Current Healthcare Structure -- Value-Based Accountable Model of Care -- The Shoulder Centre -- Key Features of The Shoulder Centre's Innovative Model of Care -- Key Benefits Identified with The Shoulder Centre's Model of Care -- References -- Part D: Cross-Disciplinary Discussions -- 9. Human-Derived Capital: the Search for "Yeti" or an Evidence-Based Approach? -- Mapping the Territory of Human-Derived Capital -- Human Capital -- Imprecise and Tautological Definitions and Measures -- Premature Cross-Level Generalizations -- Overemphasis on Static Models -- Intellectual Capital -- Structural Capital -- Social Capital -- Psychological Capital -- Toward a Classification System -- Micro-Level Static Stocks, Dynamic Flows, and Within-Level Linkages -- Meso-Level Static Stocks, Dynamic Flows, and Within-Level Linkages -- Macro-Level Static Stocks and Dynamic Flows -- Cross-Level Linkages -- Summary and Conclusion -- Limitations -- References -- 10. Human Capital: The Mathematics of Measurement! -- Dedication -- Introduction -- Human Capital: The Measurement Context -- Instances of Measuring Intangibles -- Measurement of Human Capital -- Taxonomy of Intellectual Capital Valuation (ICV) Methods
  • Measurement of Human Capital -- Markov Analysis -- Cobb-Douglas Production Function -- Recommendations -- Seek Mathematical and Cross-Functional Interventions -- Inculcate a Culture of "Valuation" -- Reporting HR Value on Balance Sheet -- Cross-Functional and HRA-Domain Specific Research -- Directions for Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- 11. Under-Investments in Innovative SMEs: The Effect of Entrepreneurial Cognitive Bias -- Introduction -- Data and Methodology -- Innovation Metrics -- The Observed Demand for External Financing for Innovation Activities in SMEs -- Entrepreneurial Cognition in Financing Decisions -- External versus Internal Funding -- Debt versus Equity Financing -- The Hidden Demand for Equity-Based Financing -- The Impact of Entrepreneurial Cognition in Financing Decisions on Investment and Growth -- Effects of the Discouragement for Applying for External Financing in General -- Controlling for Endogeneity -- Effects of the Discouragement to Apply for Advanced Tools of External Financing in Particular -- Summary and Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Index
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