At ICS we spend a considerable part of our budget on research to remain on the forefront of thought-leadership. We believe in sharing our thinking through various publications and have written a number of books, some of which are listed below, and published a long list of academic articles on the subjects of our expertise. A selection of our internationally acclaimed research can be downloaded here.


Yasuhiko, U. and Roos, G., “Nihon-Kigyo no Chiteki-Shihon Manejimento – Jizokuteki Kyosoyuui no Kouchiku no Riron to Jissen” (Intellectual Capital Management of Japanese Firms – Theory and Implementation of Constructing Sustainable Competitive Advantage)”, Chuo-Keizai Sha, Tokyo, 2008 (in Japanese)

Roos, G., Fernström, L. and Pike, S., Den värdeskapande organisationen: Intellektuellt kapital i praktiken, Studentlitteratur, Sweden, 2006 (in Swedish)

Roos, G., Fernström, L., Pike, S., Rastas, T. and Piponius, L., Aineeton pääoma – johdon käsikirja, Edita, Finland, 2006 (in Finnish)

Bjartveit, S. and Roos, G. (eds.), Scandinavian Perspectives on Management Consulting, Cappelen Akademisk Forlag, Oslo, Norway, 2005.

Roos, G., Pike, S. and Fernström, L., Managing Intellectual Capital in Practice, Butterworth-Heinemann, an imprint of Elsevier, USA, 2005

Roos, G. and Jatur, S. (eds.), Intellectual Capital Management, Measurement and Disclosure, ICFAI Books, The ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, India, 2005

Roos, G. and Jatur, S. (eds.), Intellectual Capital Management, A Strategic Perspective, ICFAI Books, The ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, India, 2005

Roos, G. and Jatur, S. (eds.), Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management, ICFAI Books, The ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, India, 2005

Roos, G., von Krogh, G., and Roos, J. with Fernström, L., Strategi – en innføring, 4th edition”, Fagbokforlaget, Norway, 2005 (in Norwegian)

Roos, G., Fernström, L. and Pike, S., Den verdiskapende organisasjonen: Intellektuell Kapital i praksis, Fagbokforlaget, Norway, 2005 (in Norwegian)

Roos, G., Edvinsson, L., Roos, J. with Dragonetti, N.C., Intellectual Capital: Navigating the new business landscape, Macmillan Publications, 1997. This classic has been replaced by Managing Intellectual Capital in Practice



Roos, G., Kulmala, H.I. and Ylä-Anttila, P., “Innovation Management – A Success Factor for Competitiveness”, VTT Intelligence Forum 2007; Tuottavuus ja T&K-strategia murroksessa; Miten vastata haasteeseen?, VTT SYMPOSIUM 250, VTT 2007, pp 42-61

O’Connor, A., Roos, G. and Vickers-Willis, T., “Evaluating an Australian Public Policy Organization’s Innovation Capacity”, European Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2007

Boldt-Christmas, L., “The Road to Innovation“, Dragon News, No 2., June 2007

Roos, G., “Innovaatiojohtaminen“, Mallas ja Olut, No. 1, 2007, pp 5-9

Boldt-Christmas, L., Roos, G. and Pike, S., “Designing a Funding Mechanism in a Government R&D Organization: Applying the Intellectual Capital Lens“, Paper presented at the 28th McMaster World Congress, Hamilton ON, Canada, 24-26 January 2007

Boldt-Christmas, L., Roos, G. and Pike, S., “Knowledge Creation Through National Innovation Systems“, Paper presented at KMAP2006, The 3rd Asia-Pacific International Conference on Knowledge Management, Hong Kong, 11-13 December 2006

Roos, G., Fernström, L. and Gupta, O., “National Innovation Systems: Finland, Sweden & Australia Compared: Learnings for Australia“, Australian Business Foundation, November 2005

Pike, S., Roos, G. and Marr, B., “Strategic Management of Intangible Assets and Value Drivers in R&D Organizations“, R&D Management Special Issue Innovation and Intangible Assets, Vol. 35, Issue 2, March 2005, pp. 111-124

Roos, G., “National Innovation Systems and Strategies and their Relationship to Defence and Security Research” in Sünkel, H. and A. Vogel (Hrsg.), “Wissenschaft Forschung Landesverteidigung, 10 Jahre ÖAW-BMLV/LVAK”, Kommission Für Die Wissenschaftliche Zusammenarbeit Mit Dienststellen Des Bundesministeriums Für Landesverteidigung, Projektbericht 7, Verlag Der Österreichischen Akademie Der Wissenschaften, Wien, 2005, pp 112-123.


Pike, S. and Roos, G., “The validity of measurement frameworks: measurement theory” in Neely, A. (ed.), Business Performance Measurement; Unifying Theory and Integrating Practice; 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 218-236

Garnett, H., Pike, S. and Roos, G., “The Application of Conjoint Measurement to Reveal the Real Value of Research: A Case Study of an Australian University“, Track: 28 Performance Management, The 6th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management – Energizing European Management, 16-19 May 2006, Oslo, Norway

Pike, S. and Roos, G., “Mathematics and Modern Business Management“, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2004, pp. 243-256. — Winner of the “Outstanding Paper for 2005 Award, Emerald Literati Club 2002, MCB University Press

Burgman, R. and Roos, G., “The New Economy – a New Paradigm for Managing for Shareholder Value“, paper presented at the International IC Congress at Hanken Business School in Helsinki – I & C of IC: “Interpretation and Communication of Intellectual Capital”, 2-3 Sept 2004, Finland

Roos, G., Fernström,L.  and Pike, S., “Human Resource Management and Business Performance Measurement“, Measuring Business Excellence, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2004, pp. 28-37

Burgman, R. and Roos, G., “Measuring, Managing and Delivering Value Performance in the Public Sector“, International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2004, pp. 132-149

Fletcher, A., Guthrie, J., Steane, P., Roos, G. and Pike, S., “Mapping Stakeholder Perceptions for a Third Sector Organization“, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2003, pp. 505-527

Pike, S. and Roos, G., “Intellectual Capital Measurement and Holistic Value Approach (HVA)“, Works Institute Journal (JAPAN), Volume 42., Oct – Nov 2000

Roos, G. and Roos, J., “Measuring your Company’s Intellectual Performance“, Long Range Planning, Vol. 30, No. 3, 1997, pp. 413-426


Apart from this sample, we have a number of publications on IC disclosure which is not listed but which can be provided on request.

Peng, T.-J. A., Pike, S. and Roos, G., “Intellectual capital and performance indicators: Taiwanese healthcare sector”, Journal of Intellectual Capital Vol. 8, No. 3, 2007, pp.538-555

Pike, S. and Roos, G., “The Future of Intellectual Capital”, Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management and Organisational Learning, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 15-16 October 2007, Bellville, South Africa

Pike, S. and Roos, G., “Recent Advances in the Measurement of Intellectual Capital: A Critical Survey”, Paper presented at the 8th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Consorci Escola Industrial de Barcelona (CEIB), 6-7 September 2007, Barcelona, Spain

Roos, G. and Pike, S., “Intellectual Capital Research: A Personal View”, Paper presented at IC-Congress 2007, INHOLLAND University of professional education, Haarlem, The Netherlands, 3-4 May 2007

Burgman, R. and Roos, G., “Empirical and Structural Evidence for the Increasing Importance of Intellectual Capital Reporting: Implications for the European Community and European Companies”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2007, pp. 7-51 — The most downloaded article from JIC in 2007. Also in the Top 20 of Most Downloaded Articles – by Immediate Impact from JIC.

Pike, S., Fernström, L. and Roos, G., “Intellectual Capital: Origin and Evolution“, International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, Volume 3, No 3, 2006, pp. 233-248

Roos, G., Pike, S. and Fernström, L., “Intellectual Capital: Management approach in ICS Ltd“, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Special Issue, Volume 6, No 4, 2005, pp. 489-509

Burgman, R.J., Roos, G., Ballow, J.J. and Thomas, R.J., “No Longer ‘Out of Sight, Out of Mind’: Intellectual Capital Approach in AssetEconomics LLP. & Accenture Inc.” Journal of Intellectual Capital, Special Issue, Volume 6, No 4, 2005, pp. 588-614 — Winner of the “Highly Commended Award”, Emerald Literati Club 2005, MCB University Press

Fernström, L., Pike, S. and Roos, G., “Understanding the Truly Value Creating Resources – The Case of a Pharmaceutical Company” International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2005, pp. 105-120

Chatzkel, J., “A Conversation with Göran Roos“, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Vol. 3, Nr. 2, 2002, pp.97-113

Gupta, O. and Roos, G., “Mergers and acquisitions through an intellectual capital perspective” in Journal of Intellectual Capital: Vol.2 No.3, 2001, pp 297 – 309. — Winner of the “Highly Commended Award”, Emerald Literati Club 2002, MCB University Press

Bontis, N., Dragonetti, N. C., Jacobsen, K. and Roos, G., “The Knowledge Toolbox; A Review of the Tools Available to Measure and manage Intangible Resources“, European Management Journal, August 1999

Roos, G. and Jacobsen, K., “Management in a Complex Stakeholder Organisation: A case study of the application of the IC-Process to a Branch of the Commonwealth Public Service“, Monash Mt. Eliza, Business Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1999, pp. 83 – 93


Peng, T.-J. A., Pike, S., Johnson, C.-H. Y. and Roos, G., “Is Coopetition a Good Idea? The Example of a Coopetitive Supermarket Network in Taiwan”, paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting – Theme: Doing Well By Doing Good, Track: Interfirm Network Formation, August 7th, 2007, Philadelphia, USA

Astigara, M., Roos, G., Pike, S. and Anderberg, B., “Towards a new way of doing strategy: How Spanish companies incorporate innovation in their strategies“, Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society Conference: Strategy and Governance in a World of Institutional Change, October 29 – November 1, 2006, Vienna, Austria. This research has also been published in book form in the name of our partner organisation: BMASI STRATEGY SL, “La Cometa de la Innovación, Proyecto de Investigación sobre Innovación Estratégica”, Rali SA, Bilbao, April, 2007

Marr, B. and Roos, G., “A Strategy Perspective on Intellectual Capital” in Marr (ed.) Perspectives on Intellectual Capital; Multidisciplinary insights into management, measurement and reporting, Elsevier, Boston MA, 2005, pp. 28-41

Roos, G., “Intellectual Capital and Strategy; a primer for today’s manager” in Coate (eds.) Handbook of Business Strategy, Vol. 6. No.1, 2005, pp. 123-132

Fernström, L. and Roos, G., “Differences in Value Creating Logics and Their Managerial Consequences – The Case of Authors, Publishers and Printers“, International Journal of the Book, Volume 1, 2004, pp. 493-506

Roos, G., Jacobsen, K. and Bainbridge, A., “Intellectual Capital analysis as a Strategic Tool” in Strategy and Leadership Journal. July/Aug Vol. 29 No.3, 2001, pp 21-26

Dragonetti, N. C. and Roos, G., “La evaluación de Ausindustry y el business network programe: una perspectiva desde el capital intelectual“, Boletín de Estudios Económicos, Vol. LIII Agosto 1998 Núm. 164