Intellectual Capital's Contribution to Increasing Competitive Advantage

    Sri Handayani ,Yosevin Karnawati ,Darmansyah H S ,Suryana
    Keywords: Intellectual Capital, Value Added Capital Coefficient, Human Capital, Structural Capital, Competitive Advantage ,


    Intellectual capital is an intangible asset that may provide the company with a competitive advantage.
    Intellectual capital is difficult to understand, but if it is discovered and explored and developed it will be
    beneficial to be able to compete in its industry. The paper seeks to estimate and analyze the intellectual
    capital factor, which consists of value-added capital coefficient, human capital, and structural capital
    toward competitive advantage. The design of this research is explanatory causal. Population in this study
    are mining companies on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2016 to 2018. The sampling technique of this
    study was saturated sampling with a total of 223 data. Data analysis techniques using multiple linear
    regression. The results of the study explained that the coefficients of value-added capital, human capital,
    and structural capital simultaneously influence competitive advantage. Partially the coefficient of added
    value of capital and structural capital has a positive effect on competitive advantage. However, human
    capital does not affect competitive advantage. The results of this research are in accordance with
    resource-based theory in which intellectual capital is able to act as a unique resource to create
    competitive advantage for companies because it is able to provide added value to the company.

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