Empirical study of the business growth strategy related to the added value by intellectual capital

  1. Roberto Alcalde Delgado 1
  2. Lourdes Sáiz Bárcena 1
  3. Ricardo del Olmo Martínez 1
  4. Carlos Alonso de Armiño Pérez 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Burgos

    Universidad de Burgos

    Burgos, España

    ROR https://ror.org/049da5t36

International Journal of Production Management and Engineering (IJPME)

ISSN: 2340-4876

Year of publication: 2020

Volume: 8

Issue: 1

Pages: 1-12

Type: Article

DOI: 10.4995/IJPME.2020.10817 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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  • Social Sciences: C

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2020
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 0.0
  • Area: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Percentile: 1
  • Area: Business and International Management Percentile: 1
  • Area: Strategy and Management Percentile: 0
  • Area: Management Science and Operations Research Percentile: 0

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2020
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.28
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(Data updated as of 08-04-2023)
  • Total citations: 3
  • Recent citations: 3
  • Field Citation Ratio (FCR): 1.83


Four consecutive years of more than a thousand Spanish companies from different economic sectors are analyzed to determine the influence of intellectual capital on the business growth strategy. One of the purposes of this work is to establish a classification criterion of the strategic behaviour of a company linked to the growth of three factors: the demand of the sector, the sales of the company and the financial sustainability of the company. Another purpose is to develop and validate an appropriate classification of where the value added by human intellectual capital is structurally concentrated and used according to the strategic behaviour, growth and sector of the company. Interesting conclusions are drawn about the strategic behaviour of the company and its intangible capital, as well as a different method for classifying companies according to their growth, which helps predict business profitability.

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