INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL: influence on asset specificities




Intellectual Capital, Asset Specificities, Agribusiness


The intellectual capital (IC) is gaining prominence both in academic studies as in the business context. When evaluated the development of these elements, the Brazilian agribusiness stands out. Some difficulties are being addressed by studies linked to the transaction cost economics (TCE), resembling mainly with asset specificities. This study aims to understand how the influence of the components of intellectual capital in the formation of asset specificity in the downstream transactions of agribusiness companies. The quantitative method demonstrated relevant to the objective with the companies listed in the Exame M&M 2016, in which a multiple linear regression was performed. Three components of IC are present in the context of agribusiness, but only the structural component has been shown to be significant for the formation of asset specificities. Through this result, managers can identify points of specificities, which can be work in order to carry out efficient transactions.


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Biografia do Autor

Victor Galindo de Mello, Universidade Estadual de Maringá

Mestre em Administração, Universidade Estadual de Maringá (doutorando em Administração PPA/UEM)

Deisy Cristina Corrêa Igarashi, Universidade Estadual de Maringá

Doutora em Engenharia de Produção, Universidade Estadual de Maringá (professora PPA/UEM)

Vinicius Galindo de Mello, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná

Mestrando em Engenharia de Produção, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (mestrando PPGEG/UTFPR)