firm not doing business for a while a company that has not made any transactions during a specific accounting period
The forms of investment range from acquisition of a stake under the provisions of company law, with payment of the amount invested into the company’s capital reserve, to a completely dormant partnership with no direct relationship under the provisions of company law
By Arne-G. Hostrup
Intellectual capital theory argues that this definition is too narrow and hinders businesses from seeing, managing, or building knowledge assets. This in turn inhibits companies’ ability to compete and prosper in an economy in which knowledge has become an important source of profits
By Thomas A. Stewart
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