This article analyzes the importance of intellectual capital in the modern world and its influence on the formation of a new economic paradigm in the transition from an industrial to a knowledge economy. Determines the background and some of the features of the elements and intellectual capital in general against the development of new information systems, economic and social relations of society. Identified links give grounds to argue that intellectual capital and its components acquire a dominant position in the development of modern organizations and directly affect their competitive advantage.
intellectual capital, knowledge economy, competition
"Analiz znachennia intelektualnoho kapitalu v suchasnomu sviti" ,
Information Processing Systems,