Current Trend and Development on Intellectual Capital and Performance: A Bibliometric Analysis

Hapsah, S. Mohammad and Nelson, Lajuni and Sin, Kit Yeng (2021) Current Trend and Development on Intellectual Capital and Performance: A Bibliometric Analysis. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 11 (7). pp. 355-367. ISSN 2222-6990

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For both society and organizations, intellectual capital is critical. It could be a source of competitive business advantage that leads to the generation of wealth. This study aims to conduct a bibliometric review on current trend and development of ‘Intellectual Capital’ and ‘Performance’ over 63 years (1956-2020) on topics related to business, economics and accounting. By adopting bibliometric analysis, we derived data from Scopus online database as of December 12, 2020. Based on the ‘keywords’ search results, our study finalized 1,621 valid documents for further assessments. We utilised Harzing’s Publish and Perish to analyse basic evaluations before proceeding with VOSviewer for data visualization purposes. The findings highlight the trend of literature on ‘Intellectual Capital’ and ‘Performance’ since its inception in 1956. The number of publications achieved 100 publications since 2013 and keep increasing each year. Most previous publications were in English, with more than 178 authors from more than 97 different countries. Using specific keywords of ‘Intellectual Capital’ and ‘Performance’, the results were derived based on the titles and keywords of the documents. Thus, the results of the search query for other fields such as abstracts, and different keywords are excluded. This paper offers an overview and better understanding of the current trends and development of the topic since its inception in 1956, and also serve as a valuable reference and direction for future research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intellectual Capital, Performance, Bibliometric Analysis, UNIMAS, University, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Kit Yeng
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2021 04:02
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2021 04:02

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