European Journal of Service Management

Wcześniej: Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Service Management

ISSN: 2450-8535     eISSN: 2353-2858    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/ejsm.2016.19-03
CC BY-SA   Open Access 

Lista wydań / Vol. 19, 3/2016
Intellectual Capital in Polish and U.S. Counties – A Comparative Analysis

Autorzy: Jan Fazlagić
Poznan University of Economics, Poznań

Windham Loopesco
Loopesco&Associates, Denver, Colorado, USA
Słowa kluczowe: Intellectual capital knowledge management local government offices new public management regional development
Rok wydania:2016
Liczba stron:7 (19-25)
Cited-by (Crossref) ?:


The aim of this paper is twofold. Firstly, to show some theoretical background of Intellectual Capital (IC) measurement, with special emphasis on IC in public entities and, secondly, to analyze the similarities and difference between Polish and U.S. counties. Some research findings from interviews conducted among representatives of local governments in the U.S.A. are presented here.  Intellectual Capital in public entities, such as counties is in many ways different from IC in business organizations. The research findings from Poland and the U.S.A. may be useful for generalization and dissemination in other countries in Europe and elsewhere. The conclusions are shown in the form of a analysis the similarities and differences between the formation of intellectual capital in Polish and U.S. counties. These comparisons can be also helpful in understanding the fundamental differences between public and private intellectual capital.
Pobierz plik

Plik artykułu


1.Bontis, N. (2002). World Congress of Intellectual Capital Readings. Boston: Butterworth Heinemann KMCI Press.
2.Bontis, N. (2004). National Intellectual Capital Index: A United Nations initiative for the Arab region. Journal of Intellectual Capital. 5 (1), 13-39.
3.Bronisz, U., Heijman, W., van Ophem, J. (2012). The Assessment of Intellectual Capital in Polish Regions. Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce. Budapest: Agroinform Publishing House.
4.Chen, Y., Rosenthal, S. S. (2006). Local Amenities and Life-Cycle Migration: Do People Move for Jobs or Fun?. Journal of Urban Economics, 64, 519-37.
5.Danish Agency for Development of Trade and Industry (DATI) (2001). A guideline for intellectual capital statements: A key to knowledge management. [Online] Available: (January 1, 2016).
6.Edvinsson, L. (2004). Regional Intellectual Capital in Waiting - a strategic IC Quest. The Italian Innovation Week. 22-26 Nov. 2004.
7.Hanson, A., Rohlin, S. (2011). The Effect of Location-Based Tax Incentives on Establishment Location and Employment Across Industry Sectors. Public Finance Review, 39.2, 195-225.
8.Hanson, A., Rohlin, S. (2013). Do Location-Based Tax Incentives Attract New Business Establishments?. Journal of Regional Science, 51.3, 427-49.
9.Intellectual Capital of Polish Counties, Poznań University of Economics, [Online] Available: (January 10 2016).
10.Kotkin, J. (2013). A Map of America's Future: Where Growth Will Be Over the Next Decade. Forbes, 23 Sept. 2013.