Abstract—This paper presents a wide-range conceptual analysis of intellectual capital in business environment. The primary research objective was to look at intellectual capital with innovation capability and in order to enable the fine-tuning of intellectual capital literature. The role of intellectual capital value drivers focused through organizational motivation into innovation capability. This research has been viewed, first as a contribution to refinement of the existing intellectual capital literature methods with respect to unique characteristics of the industries, and Second, the relationship between intellectual capital and organizational motivation been theoretically inspected. Third, the paper investigates the multidimensional and contingent gradual effect of intellectual capital on innovation capability and firm performance through the mediating role of organizational motivation and moderating role of organizational characteristics. Finally, proposed some hypotheses about the possible conditioning of the impact factor on the intellectual capital, innovation capability and firm performance.
Index Terms—Intellectual capital, innovation capability, organizational motivation, firm performance, organizational characteristics.
Xiaobo Wu is with School of Management, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (e-mail: email@example.com).
Vasthiyampillai Sivalogathasan is with the Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala 10250, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:Xiaobo Wu and V. Sivalogathasan, "Intellectual Capital for Innovation Capability: A Conceptual Model for Innovation," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 139-144, 2013.