Thomas Stewart biography
VBM Thought Leader: Thomas Stewart biography
Thomas A. Stewart is a
member of the Board of Editors of Fortune magazine, where his monthly column
"The Leading Edge," is read by 870,000 readers. Stewart pioneered the field
of intellectual capital in a series of landmark Fortune articles that have
earned him an international reputation as the leading expert on the subject.
In 1994, the Planning Forum called him "the leading proponent of knowledge
management in the business press" and in 1996 he received the International
Knowledge Management Awareness Award, presented at the International
Knowledge Management Conference in London. His book Intellectual Capital:
The New Wealth of Organizations was published by Currency Doubleday in 1997.
About the book: Intellectual Capital
Knowledge has become
an important factor in economic life. It is a chief ingredient of what we
buy and sell, the raw material with which we work. Intellectual capital--not
natural resources, machinery, or even financial capital--has become an
indispensable asset of corporations.
Capital cuts through the vague rhetoric of "paradigm shifts" to show how
the Information Age economy really works--and how to make it work for you
and your business. Readers will learn how to discover and map the human,
structural, and customer capital that embody the knowledge assets of a
corporation; how successful companies manage their intellectual capital to
improve performance; how intellectual capital can free-up financial
resources to dramatically increase profitability; why the rise of the
"knowledge worker" leads to new principles of managing people; how the
knowledge economy affects each of us personally in our careers and how to
capitalize on the opportunities it presents.
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