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Posted on June 19, 2010 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

IC is the domain of the knowledge worker. The knowledge factory is where they work, creating the assemblages of structural capital, relationship capital, human capital and product that Adams and Oleksak discuss.

The knowledge worker is a volunteer, as Ron Baker points out in Mind Over Matter: Why Intellectual Capital is the Chief Source of Wealth ( ). People voluntarily invest their IC in the…

IC Engineers

Posted on June 10, 2010 at 4:49pm 0 Comments

In my last posting I briefly mentioned the slightly disturbing notion of programming people in the knowledge factory. Let me first explain why that should not really be…


The KF and TOC

Posted on June 1, 2010 at 9:30am 5 Comments

I’ve just been reading Intangible Capital, by our own Mary Adams and Michael Oleksak. Yes, it’s out and available! In this book they formulate an interesting thought framework that they call the knowledge factory (KF). They visualize the components of this factory as color-coded Lego pieces that represent structural capital,…


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At 8:54am on December 23, 2010, Terry Bean said…
Yes indeed Doug. Things are rolling right along. I am looking forward to conversations inside of this group. Should be very interesting.
At 11:54am on May 29, 2010, katherine baril said…
HI Doug. . I work with communities of PLACE-- out on the Olympic Peninsula in NW Washington primarily but also nationally-- rural close net communities that have seen a 16% rise in poverty in the last 5 years but have enormous social and ecological capital!.. . as folks panic in the recession I'm doing both --directing the local economic development council to a new vocabulary and directing our local county Extension education program- focusing on the triple bottom line-- thanks for your welcome and note!
At 7:24pm on May 8, 2010, Jack Ring said…
Hi, Doug,
I have not experienced much action or benefit from this connection but maybe it will heat up now that you are involved.
I think the IC movement is looking for the keys under the wrong streetlight. More later.
At 12:55pm on May 8, 2010, Mauro Gatti said…
Hi Doug,

I have discovered this forum through the information you provided in Linked-In. So, thanks for the invitation and for the information.

By the way, have you seen the web site in which I have started publishing the work we did? Here is the URI:
May (should) I mention that you contributed to that work?

Have a nice week end

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