Effect of Social Capital Dimensions on Intellectual Capital (Case Study: Bank Hekmat Iranian)

Fariborz Rahimnia, Rahim Najminia


Different operating organizations in the society can improve their performance in terms of effectiveness and efficiency by building, development, and support of social capitals. Present study addresses this issue by exploring the relationship of social capital and its dimensions, i.e., structural, cognitive, and relational capitals, with intellectual capital in employees of Bank Hekmat Iranian. The required data conform to the research model were gathered using a questionnaire distributed among the employees working in different branches of this bank. Multivariate regression and Structural Equation Modeling (Path Analysis) were applied to assessment of the assumed relationships between the variables and to test of the hypotheses.
The results indicate positive and significant relationship (at 95 percent confidence level) of social capital and its dimensions with intellectual capital where the relational capital accounted for the weakest correlation with social capital.
Key words: Social capital; Intellectual capital; Employees; Organization


Social capital; Intellectual capital; Employees; Organization

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