Special Issue "Knowledge and Intellectual Capital Management for Sustainability"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 May 2019).
Interests: intellectual capital management, knowledge management within organizations and in collaborations among organizations, intangible asset evaluation and strategies, processes and tools for knowledge management, open innovation, strategic management of the patent portfolio
Interests: industrial organizations; intellectual capital; knowledge management; patent management; innovation; open innovation
This Special Issue will comprise a selection of papers addressing approaches and tools for managing knowledge assets and intellectual capital elements with the aim of promoting corporate sustainability and creating value, which is sustainable over time.
Research papers address the multifaceted phenomena of managing the intangible resources of organizations to promote the sustainability and understanding the role of knowledge and intellectual capital in creating sustainable competitive advantages.
Covered topics include, among others: the identification of the competencies that provide sustainable competitive advantages; the acquisition and usage of knowledge to have a sustainable competitive advantage; the link between KM and HRM to support sustainability; the impact of key individuals’ knowledge on sustainable competitive advantage; the impact of key organizational knowledge available in inter-organizational networks on sustainable competitive advantage; the management of intellectual capital in supporting sustainable value creation in organizations; the assessment of the intellectual capital value drivers to increase the sustainable value creation of an organization.
Papers selected for this Special Issue are subject to a rigorous peer review procedure with the aim of rapid and wide dissemination of research results, developments, and applications.
Prof. Dr. Michele Grimaldi
Prof. Dr. Livio Cricelli
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- intellectual capital
- intangible assets
- intellectual capital management
- knowledge management
- sustainable value
- sustainable competitive advantage