The Role of Intellectual Capital in Organizational Performance: A Study of Small and Medium Businesses In Erbil Ari Hameed & Ayşen Berberoğlu

The Role of Intellectual Capital in Organizational Performance: A Study of Small and Medium Businesses In Erbil

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Ari Hameed & Ayşen Berberoğlu

Abstract

The main aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between three main intellectual capital’s element which they are; human capital consists of learning and education, experience and expertise, innovation and creation, the second element is structural capital which consists of system and program, research and development, intellectual property rights and third element is relationship capital which consists of strategic alliance, relationship with partners, suppliers and customers, knowledge about partners, suppliers and customers.  A quantitative method applied to measure the relationship between intellectual capital and SMB performance.  A random sampling method applied to find out the relationship between Intellectual capital and SMB Performance.  The research was conducted in the Small and Medium Businesses in Erbil. A total of 400 questionnaires were distributed in the Small and Medium Businesses, however 312 questionnaires were received and being completed properly, and the data were collected through in hard copies. The authors applied multiple regression analysis to measure the nine research hypotheses developed by the authors, the findings revealed that the highest value was for learning and education dimension’s relationship with SMB performance on the other hand the lowest value was for experience and expertise’s relationship with SMB performance in Erbil.

Keywords: Intellectual capital, Small and medium business, performance, Erbil, Northern Iraq.

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Title: The Role of Intellectual Capital in Organizational Performance: A Study of Small and Medium Businesses In Erbil
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Ari Hameed & Ayşen Berberoğlu

Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3813767
Media: Online
Volume: 4
Issue: 4
Acceptance Date: 26/04/2020
Date of Publication: 07/05/2020
PDF URL: https://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/520.pdf
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Page: 144-156
First Page: 144
Last Page: 156
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published

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Ari Hameed & Ayşen Berberoğlu (2020). The Role of Intellectual Capital in Organizational Performance: A Study of Small and Medium Businesses In Erbil. International Journal of Science and Business, 4(4), 144-156. doi: https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.3813767

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Ari Hameed (Corresponding Author), Department of Business Administration, Faculty of    Economics and Administrative Sciences, Cyprus International University, Haspolat Campus, Northern Cyprus via Mersin 10, Turkey.

Dr. Ayşen Berberoğlu, Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration,  Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences,  Cyprus International University,      Haspolat Campus, Northern Cyprus via Mersin 10, Turkey.

 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3813767

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