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The Intellectual Capital of Schools : Measuring and Managing Knowledge, Responsibility and Reward: Lessons from the Commercial Sector - Anthony Kelly

The Intellectual Capital of Schools

Measuring and Managing Knowledge, Responsibility and Reward: Lessons from the Commercial Sector


Published: 29th February 2004
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This is the first book to develop a theory of intellectual capital for schools, from an author with considerable experience in extending sophisticated external concepts to education. It will be of interest to practitioners, academics and students in the fields of education, business and social enterprise.

Introduction to the concept of intellectual capital
The post-industrial business environment Managing intellectual capital A theory of intellectual capital for schools
Constructing a typology for intellectual capitalIntroductionThinking capitalNon-thinking capitalFlows of intellectual capitalNew language; new measures
The measurement of responsibilityIntroductionJob descriptions for salaried jobsThe measurement of responsibilityManual and hourly-rated workThe totality of work
A new Profile Guide Chart method for job evaluation in schools Introduction A Profile Guide Chart method for use in schoolsThe scales on the Guide Charts Post evaluation cross checks and correlationExamples of evaluation using Guide Charts
Pay and incentives in an education settingIntroduction Performance related pay for teachers: moral hazard, adverse selection and principal-agent resistanceConflict between the individual and the collective Paying employees on the basis of output
The retention of intellectual capital: managing continuity Introduction Conceptualising knowledge continuity managementChallenges to knowledge continuity The benefits of knowledge continuity management Knowledge continuity management in practice
Implementing a knowledge continuity initiative: an adjunct of lessons from practiceIntroductionPrioritising critical processes Mapping critical processesThe knowledge continuity audit and implementing a continuity initiativeThe value of networks and team-working to knowledge continuity managementReshaping an organisation as a network of teamsSupporting networking within and between schoolsBarriers to intellectual capital networking and knowledge continuity managementObservations on team networking in intellectual capital schools
Intellectual capital metricsIntroductionGauging the organisational importance of intellectual capitalIdentifying and analysing intangible assetsExploiting intangible assetsMeasuring the efficiency of knowledge work and knowledge workersPutting a value on intellectual capital
Appendix: Two-sided mixed-motive games of strategy: four archetypes
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ISBN: 9781402019326
ISBN-10: 1402019327
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 162
Published: 29th February 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.93