Authors: Elham Komaee, Somayeh Hesam, Shaghayegh Vahdat.
Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2016;2(3):17-22.
Background and Objectives: Intellectual capital is a topic that is formed in the shadow of economic, social and managerial development in recent years. Its purpose is trying to use of knowledge effectively in management and upgrading and improving the organizations, and it has attracted much attention in today’s environment. This study was conducted and implemented to evaluate intellectual capital and effective factors on it in the Yasuj University of Medical Sciences of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad. Materials and methods: This is a cross-sectional study and all employees, including managers, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, selected for statistical population. This study was done in September 2015. 150 manager of university were participated in this project and completed the questionnaire. Collected and coded information was analyzed using SPSS-ver. 22 software. We used tables and diagrams for describing the statistical population and qui-square test and t-test for data analysis. Significance level was 0.05 in this study. Results: Mean and standard deviation of intellectual capital, human capital, costumer, and structural capital in study population were 61.3 (9.3), 60.6 (10.5), 62.7 (10.4) and 61.6 (11.2) respectively. Sex has had a significant relationship with the intellectual capital but; Age, job tenure and education have had no significant relationship with the intellectual capital. Conclusion: These scores indicate the middle and low level of intellectual capital in Yasuj University of medical sciences in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province. It is necessary to plan for upgrading and improving the intellectual capital in the university.
KEYWORDS: Intellectual capital, Human capital, Costumer capital, Structural capital, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences.