nep-cis New Economics Papers
on Confederation of Independent States
Issue of 2017‒10‒29
two papers chosen by

  1. Intellectual Capital Elements and Performance Indicators of Russian Companies: Do Survey Results and Financial Data Correlate? By Andreeva, Tatiana; Garanina, Tatiana; Koveyko, Anastasia
  2. Ambidextrous Learning in Innovation-Active Companies of BRIC: Convergence or Divergence Trends? By Alsufyev, Artem I.; Zavyalova, Elena K.

  1. By: Andreeva, Tatiana; Garanina, Tatiana; Koveyko, Anastasia
    Abstract: Intellectual capital and its elements (human, relational and structural capital) are argued to be the key resources of value creation in contemporary economies. However, little is known about emerging markets' context. This study aims to explore the relationship between intellectual capital elements and financial performance of Russian companies. The ample includes 92 companies representing different industries. The intellectual capital elements and financial performance are measured in two different ways - with the help of a top-management survey and proxies obtained from financial statements. The results of the research show consistency: human and structural capitals are positively related to financial performance indicators of Russian companies while relational capital is not significant based on two different approaches to measure the variables. (pp. 10-12)
    Keywords: intellectual capital, intellectual capital elements, evaluation, performance indicators, Russia,
    Date: 2016
  2. By: Alsufyev, Artem I.; Zavyalova, Elena K.
    Abstract: The purpose of the study is to identify the specific characteristics of HRM practices aimed at ambidextrous learning in innovation-active companies of the BRIC countries. The study for the first time compares the ambidextrous learning practices and their trends for convergence in BRICs. The methodology involves descriptive analysis of HRM practices in 200 innovation active companies of BRICs. Results of the study indicate that there are considerable convergence trends within innovation-active companies of BRIC. All countries in general are oriented on knowledge exploitation with their use of specific HRM practices. There are however significant differences within BRIC countries with regard to knowledge exploration.(pp. 7-9)
    Keywords: ambidextrous learning, personnel training, personnel development, comparative analysis, BRIC,
    Date: 2016

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