IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

An ICT-Based Network of Competence Centres for Developing Intellectual Capital in the Mediterranean Area

An ICT-Based Network of Competence Centres for Developing Intellectual Capital in the Mediterranean Area
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Marco De Maggio (University of Salento, Italy), Pasquale Del Vecchio (University of Salento, Italy), Gianluca Elia (University of Salento, Italy) and Francesca Grippa (University of Salento, Italy)
Copyright: 2011
Pages: 18
Source title: Global Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Information Resources Management Association (USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-587-2.ch810

Purchase

View An ICT-Based Network of Competence Centres for Developing Intellectual Capital in the Mediterranean Area on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.

Abstract

The rising of the knowledge economy, enhanced by the fast diffusion of ICTs, drives a wider perspective on the divide among Countries, interpreting it more and more as the result of an asymmetry in the access to knowledge and in the readiness to apply it in order to renew the basics of their development dynamics. Looking at the Mediterranean Area, the positive correlation between the Networked Readiness Index and the Global Competitive Index developed at Global Economic Forum – INSEAD, shows that the opposite sides of the Mediterranean Sea are performing a development path at two different paces. In the effort to face the challenge of supporting the creation of Intellectual Capital able to apply, diffuse and benefit from e-business, in 2005 the e-Business Management Section (eBMS) of Scuola Superiore ISUFI – University of Salento launched the “Mediterranean School of e-Business Management”. The present work aims to offer a presentation of its genesis, its most distinctive features, operational model and action plan. The preliminary results of its activities show the role and the main challenges of the School in addressing the needs of the Mediterranean Countries towards a logic of partnership for the development of their Intellectual assets.

Related Content

Regionalism and the Multilateral Trading System: The Role of Regional Trade Agreements
James P. Murphy, Carolan McLarney. © 2018. 18 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
What Makes a Global Business Model?
Oleksiy Osiyevskyy, Milena Troshkova, Yongjian Bao. © 2018. 21 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Critical Success Factors for Executives in Global Economy
Neeta Baporikar. © 2018. 17 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Strategic Planning, Cultural Context, and Business Continuity Management: Business Cases in the City of Shkoder
Mirko Perano, Xhimi Hysa, Mario Calabrese. © 2018. 21 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
A Proposition of Strategy Making in Global Firms: Reflections from Strategy as Practice (S-As-P)
Fatma Gülruh Gürbüz, Hande Sinem Ergun, Seray Begum Samur-Teraman. © 2018. 18 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Efficacy of Organizational Learning and Social Capital in Online Communities of Practice: Dualities and Intersections
Serkan Gürsoy, Murat Yücelen. © 2018. 27 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Social Innovation in the For-Profit Organization: The Case of Banca Prossima
Tindara Abbate, Angelo Presenza, Lorn R. Sheehan. © 2018. 14 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Body Bottom