chapter  4
16 Pages

A Taxonomy of Urban Capital

WithFrancisco Javier Carrillo

A Taxonomy of Urban Capital Francisco Javier Carrillo, The World Capital Institute and The Center for Knowledge Systems, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México

The role of knowledge-based value or “Intellectual Capital” (IC) in business performance and consequently in the economic understanding of the firm has been one of the major drivers in the emergence of Knowledge Management (KM).1 It continues to be one of its major challenges. Even if a substantial effort has been carried out to explain and manage the value of IC from a number of perspectives, there is much to be advanced before a common framework for the understanding and development of IC is developed (Marr and Chatzkel, 2004; Marr, 2005).