The Role of Intellectual Capital Management in Enhancing Organization’ Competitiveness: An Empirical Study on Algerian Insurance Organizations

Zoubeir Ayache, Dallel Adjali


The aim of this study is to empirically examine the three stages of intellectual capital management (knowledge management stage, innovation management stage and intellectual property management stage) and their relationship with business competitiveness in the Algerian insurance organizations. This study was conducted based on a psychometrically validated questionnaire designed and distributed to a random sample of 551 managers in 23 Algerian insurance organizations. The response rate was 26% as 209 managers filled the questionnaire in 16 insurance organizations. We used statistical methods to analyze the four principal hypotheses developed. In particularly, we found that: (a) Intellectual capital Management (ICM) has an important existence in Algerian Insurance organizations. (b) competitiveness have an important existence in Algerian Insurance organizations.(C) Intellectual property management(IPM) is positively associated with competitiveness in Algerian Insurance organizations. (d) There is a statistically significant difference amongst Algerian insurance organizations due to privacy determinants (type, experience and turnover).

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3p311

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