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Reporting Intellectual Capital To Shareholders

A short description on why Intellectual Capital should be reported to shareholders and how they should interpret such a report

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Reporting Intellectual Capital To Shareholders

  1. 1. REPORTING INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL TO SHAREHOLDERS
  2. 2. THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL <ul><li>Research has shown that between 50% to 75% of the market value of companies reflect intangible assets such as innovation processes, patents, brands, trademarks, customer databases, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Balance sheet only reports the value of physical and financial assets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting system is not equipped to deal with Intangible assets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shareholders have to make their own assumptions on how intangible assets have changed in value during the year </li></ul><ul><li>An IC Report helps in eliminating this problem </li></ul>www.attainix.com
  3. 3. HOW DOES AN INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL REPORT HELP SHAREHOLDERS <ul><li>An IC Report is a statement of changes in the company’s Intangible Assets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>much like a Balance Sheet is a statement of Changes in the Company’s Physical and Financial Assets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unlike physical and financial assets, intangibles cannot be valued directly. </li></ul><ul><li>Intangibles are represented by proxies called indicators. </li></ul><ul><li>The change in values of these indicators during the reporting period indicates the growth or decline in intangibles during the period </li></ul>www.attainix.com
  4. 4. HOW SHOULD SHAREHOLDERS INTERPRET AN INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL REPORT <ul><li>A well written IC Report has values of the intangible indicators along with a desired target </li></ul><ul><li>The indicators are grouped by core competencies of the company </li></ul><ul><li>Shareholders can use an IC report to understand whether the core competencies are generating new products and services </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable core competencies drive future growth </li></ul><ul><li>If valuation information is published in the IC report, shareholders can also it to understand the intrinsic worth of the Company </li></ul>www.attainix.com

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A short description on why Intellectual Capital should be reported to shareholders and how they should interpret such a report

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