Bontis, N. (2011).  Information Bombardment: Rising above the digital onslaught, IICR: Hamilton. Go to linkGo to link

Borins, S., Kernaghan, K., Bontis, N., Brown, D., Thompson, F. and Perri 6. (2007). Digital state at the leading edge: Lessons from Canada, Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Go to link

Bontis, Nick. (2004).  eBusiness | Essentials, Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.Go to link

Choo, C.W. and Nick Bontis.  (2002). The Strategic Management of Intellectual Capital and Organizational Knowledge, New York: Oxford University Press.Go to link
Bontis, Nick.  (2002). World Congress of Intellectual Capital Readings, Boston: Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann KMCI Press. Go to link




Bontis, N.  (2010).  “Nick Bontis – Research Impact Statement: citations = 4,597, h-index = 25″, as of May 8, 2010. Right click




Moshonsky, M., Serenko, A., and Bontis, N. “Examining the transfer of academic knowledge to business practitioners: Doctoral program graduates as intermediaries”, submitted to International Journal of Knowledge Management, final acceptance, December 1, 2014.

Serenko, A., Bontis, N., and Hull, E. “An application of the knowledge management maturity model: The case of credit unions”, submitted to Knowledge Management Research & Practice”, final acceptance, November 4, 2014.

Bontis, N., Janošević, S. and Dženopoljac, V. “Intellectual capital in Serbia’s hotel industry”, submitted to International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, final acceptance, September 1, 2014.

Khalique, M., Bontis, N., Abdul Nassir bin Shaari, J. and Hassan Md. Isa, A. (2015). “Intellectual capital in small and medium enterprises in Pakistan”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 16, 1, 224-238.

Crane, L., and Bontis, N. (2014). “Trouble with tacit: developing a new perspective and approach”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 18, 6, 1127-1140.

Curado, C., Guedes, M. and Bontis, N. (2014). “The financial crisis of banks (before, during and after): An intellectual capital perspective”, Knowledge and Process Management, 21, 2, 103-111.

Chew, A-L., Sharma, R. and Bontis, N. (2014). “Intellectual wealth of nations revisited: Operationalising the value cycle of innovation”, Knowledge and Process Management, 21, 1, 1-12.

Serenko, A. and Bontis, N. (2013). “Investigating the current state and impact of the intellectual capital academic discipline”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 14, 4, 476-500.

Seleim, A. and Bontis, N. (2013). “National intellectual capital and economic performance: Empirical evidence from developing countries”, Knowledge and Process Management, 20, 3, 131-140.

Janošević, S., Dženopoljac, V. and Bontis, N. (2013). “Intellectual capital and financial performance in Serbia”, Knowledge and Process Management, 20, 1, 1-11.

Serenko, A., and Bontis, N. (2013). “Global ranking of knowledge management and intellectual capital academic journals: 2013 update”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 17, 2, 307-326.

Mention, A-L. and Bontis, N. (2013). “Intellectual capital and business performance within the banking sector of Luxembourg and Belgium”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 14, 2, 286-309.

Serenko, A. and Bontis, N. (2013). “The intellectual core and impact of the knowledge management academic discipline”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 17, 1, 137-155.

Janošević, S., Dženopoljac, V. and Bontis, N. (2013). “Intellectual capital and the corporate performance of Serbian banks”, Actual Problems of Economics, 142, 4, 287-299.

Serenko, A. and Bontis, N. (2013). “First in, best dressed: The presence of the order-effect bias in ranking journal surveys”, Journal of Informetrics, 7, 1, 138-144.

Booker, L., Bontis, N. and Serenko, A. (2012). “Evidence-based management and academic research relevance”, Knowledge and Process Management, 19, 3, 121-130.

Suraj, O.A. and Bontis, N. (2012). “Managing intellectual capital in Nigerian telecommunications companies”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 13, 2, 262-282.

Serenko, A., Bontis, N. and M. Moshonsky. (2012). “Books as a knowledge translation mechanism: Citations analysis and author survey”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 16, 3, 495-511.

Coursaris, C., Hassanein, K., Head, M. and N. Bontis. (2012). “The impact of distractions on the usability and intention to use mobile devices for wireless data services”, Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 4, 1439-1449.

Serenko, A., Cox, R., Bontis, N. and L. Booker. (2011). “The superstar phenomenon in the knowledge management and intellectual capital academic discipline”, Journal of Informetrics, 5, 3, 333-345.

Bontis, N., Hardy, C. and Mattox, J.R. (2011). “Diagnosing key drivers of job impact and business results attributable to training at the Defense Acquisition University”, Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 18, 4, 348-367.

Curado, C., Henriques, L. and N. Bontis. (2011). “Intellectual capital disclosure payback”, Management Decision, 49, 7, 1080-1098.

Turel, O., Serenko, A. and N. Bontis. (2011). “Family and work related consequences of addiction to organizational pervasive technologies”, Information & Management, 48, 2-3, 88-95.

Bontis, N., Richards, D. and A. Serenko. (2011). “Improving service delivery: Investigating the role of information sharing, job characteristics, and employee satisfaction”, The Learning Organization, 18, 3, 239-250.
Curado, C. and N. Bontis. (2011). “Parallels in knowledge cycles”, Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 4, 1438-1444.

Serenko, A., Bontis, N. and E. Hull. (2011). “Practical relevance of knowledge management and intellectual capital scholarly research: Books as knowledge translation agents”, Knowledge Process Management, 18, 1, 1-9.

Serenko, A. and N. Bontis. (2011). “What’s familiar is excellent: The impact of exposure effect on perceived journal quality”, Journal of Informetrics, 5, 1, 219-223.

Trevinyo-Rodriguez, R.N. and N. Bontis. (2010). “Family ties and emotions: A missing piece in the knowledge transfer puzzle?”, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 17, 3, 418-436.

Sharabati, A., Jawad, S. and N. Bontis. (2010). “Intellectual capital and business performance in the pharmaceutical sector of Jordan”, Management Decision, 48, 1, 105-131. Right click

Serenko, A., Bontis, N., Booker, L., Sadeddin, K., and Hardie, T. (2010) “A scientometric analysis of knowledge management and intellectual capital academic literature (1994 – 2008)”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 14, 1, 3-23. Right click (Author and Institutional ranking)

Turel, O., Serenko, A. and N. Bontis. (2010). “User acceptance of hedonic digital artifacts: A theory of consumption values perspective”, Information & Management, 47, 1, 53-59. Right click

Booker, L. and N. Bontis. (2010). “Curbing economic crime with RFID enabled currency”, International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, 5, 1/2, 26-37. Right click

Bontis, N, Hardie, T. and A. Serenko. (2009). “Techniques for assessing skills and knowledge in a business strategy classroom”, International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies, 2, 2, 162-180. Right click

Rezazadeh Mehrizi, M.H. and N. Bontis.  (2009).  “A cluster analysis of the KM field”, Management Decision, 47, 5, 792-805. Right click

Serenko, A. and Bontis, N. (2009). “A citation-based ranking of the top business ethics scholarly journals”, International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, 4, 4, 390-399. Right click

Serenko, A., Bontis, N. and J. Grant.  (2009).  “A scientometric analysis of the proceedings of the McMaster World Congress on Intellectual Capital and Innovation (1996-2008)”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 10, 1, 8-21. Right click

Bontis, N. and A. Serenko.  (2009).  “A follow-up ranking of academic journals”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 13, 1, 16-26. Right click

Schotter, A. and N. Bontis.  (2009). “Intra-organizational knowledge exchange: An examination of reverse capability transfer in multinational corporations”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 10, 1, 149-164. Right click

Bontis, N. and A. Serenko.  (2009).  “Longitudinal knowledge strategising in a long-term healthcare organisation”, International Journal of Technology Management, 47, 1/2/3, 276-297. Right click

Bontis, N. and A. Serenko.  (2009).  “A causal model of human capital antecedents and consequents in the financial services industry”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 10, 1, 53-69. Right click

Serenko, A. and N. Bontis.  (2009). “Global ranking of knowledge management and intellectual capital academic journals”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 13, 1, 4-15. Right click

Seleim, A. and N. Bontis.  (2009).  “The relationship between culture and corruption: A cross–national study”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 10, 1, 165-184. Right click

Booker, L., Bontis, N. and A. Serenko.  (2008). “The relevance of knowledge management and intellectual capital research”, Knowledge and Process Management, 15, 4, 235-246. Right click

Bontis, N., Hardie, T. and A. Serenko.  (2008). “Self-efficacy and KM course weighting selection: Can students optimize their grades?”, International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies, 1, 3, 189-199. Right click

Cabrita, M. and N. Bontis.  (2008).  “Intellectual capital and business performance in the Portuguese banking industry”, International Journal of Technology Management, 43, 1/2/3, 212-237. Right click

Serenko, A., Bontis, N. and T. Hardie.  (2007). “Organizational size and knowledge flow: A proposed theoretical link”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 8, 4, 610-627. Right click

Cleary, P., O’Regan, P., O’Donnell, D., Kennedy, T. and N. Bontis.  (2007). “Positioning management accounting in the intellectual capital agenda”, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, 4, 4/5, 336-359. Right click

Kristandl, G. and N. Bontis.  (2007). “The impact of voluntary disclosure on cost of equity capital and risk premium estimates in a temporal setting”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 8, 4, 577-594. Right click

Kristandl, G. and N. Bontis.  (2007).  “Defining intangible assets and intellectual capital”, Management Decision, 45, 9, 1510-1524. Right click

Bontis, N, Booker, L. and A. Serenko.  (2007).  “The mediating effect of organizational reputation on customer loyalty and service recommendation in the banking industry”, Management Decision, 45, 9, 1426-1445. Right click

Sällebrant, T., Hansen, J., Bontis, N. and P. Hofman-Bang. (2007).  “Managing risk with intellectual capital statements”, Management Decision, 45, 9, 1470-1483. Right click

Curado, C. and N. Bontis.  (2007). “Managing intellectual capital: The MIC Matrix”, International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, 3, 2/3, 316-328. Right click

Cabrita, M., Landeiro de Vaz, J. and N. Bontis. (2007). Modelling the creation of value from intellectual capital: A Portuguese banking perspective, International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, 3, 2/3, 266-280. Right click

Andreou, A. and N. Bontis.  (2007).  “A model for resource allocation using operational knowledge assets”, The Learning Organization: An International Journal, 14, 4, 345-374. Right click

Bontis, N. and A. Serenko.  (2007).  “The moderating role of human capital management practices on employee capabilities”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 11, 3, 31-51. Right click

Trevinyo-Rodriguez, R.N. and N. Bontis. (2007).  “The role of intellectual capital in Mexican family-based businesses: Understanding their soul, brain and heart”, Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 6, 3, 189-200. Right click

Seleim, A., Ashour, A. and N. Bontis.  (2007).  “Human capital and organizational performance: A study of Egyptian software companies”, Management Decision, 45, 4, 789-901. Right click

Turel, O., Serenko, A. and N. Bontis.  (2007). “User acceptance of wireless short messaging services: Deconstructing perceived value”, Information & Management, 44, 1, 63-73. Right click

Serenko, A., Bontis, N. and B. Detlor.  (2007). “End-user adoption of animated interface agents in everyday work applications”, Behaviour & Information Technology, 26, 2, 119-132. Right click

Bontis, N. and A. Mograbi.  (2006). “The ethical leadership of business school deans”, International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, 2, 3/4, 217-236. Right click

Bontis, N., Serenko, A. and E. Biktimirov.  (2006).  “MBA Knowledge Management Course:  Is there an impact after graduation?”, International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, 2, 3/4, 216-237. Right click

Curado, C. and N. Bontis.  (2006). “The knowledge based-view of the firm and its theoretical precursor”, International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 3, 4, 367-381. Right click

O’Donnell, D. Tracey, M., Henriksen, L.B., Nick Bontis, P. Cleary, Kennedy, T. and P. O’Regan.  (2006). “On the ‘essential condition’ of intellectual capital-labour”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 7, 1 111-128. Right click

Bontis, Nick. (2005).  “The ultimate management activity”, Metohos Magazine, 1, 3, 26-31. Right click

O’Regan, P., O’Donnell, D., Kennedy, T., Nick Bontis and P. Cleary.  (2005).  “Board composition, non-executive directors and governance cultures in Irish ICT firms”, Corporate Governance: International Journal of Business in Society, 5, 4, 56-63. Right click

Serenko, A. and Bontis, Nick.  (2004).  “Meta-review of knowledge management and intellectual capital literature: Citation impact and research productivity rankings”, Knowledge and Process Management, 11, 3, 185-198. Right click  (Author ranking)

Seleim, A., Ashour, A. and Nick Bontis.  (2004).  “Intellectual capital in Egyptian software firms”, The Learning Organization: An International Journal, 11, 4/5, 332-346. Right click

Chauhan, N. and Nick Bontis.  (2004).  “Organizational Learning Via Groupware: A path to discovery or disaster?”, International Journal of Technology Management, 27, 6/7, 591-610. Right click

O’Donnell, D., Nick Bontis, O’Regan, P., Kennedy, T., Cleary, P. and A. Hannigan. (2004). “CFOs in eBusiness: eArchitects or foot-soldiers?”, Knowledge and Process Management, 11, 2, 105-116. Right click

Serenko, A. and Nick Bontis. (2004). “A Model of User Adoption of Mobile Portals”, Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce, 4, 1, 69-98. Right click

Bontis, Nick and J. Mill.  (2004).  “Dot-bomb Post-mortem: Web-based metrics and internet stock prices”, Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce, 4, 1, 1-25. Right click

Bontis, Nick.  (2004).  “Canada’s Innovation Performance”, Working paper presented at McMaster World Congress. Right click

Bontis, Nick.  (2004). “National Intellectual Capital Index: A United Nations Initiative for the Arab Region”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 5, 1, 13-39. Right click

Bontis, Nick.  (2003).  “Intellectual Capital Disclosure in Canadian Corporations”, Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, 7, 1/2, 9-20. Right click

Bart, C.K. and Bontis, Nick.  (2003).  “Distinguishing Between the Board and Management in Company Mission: Implications for Corporate Governance, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 4, 3, 361-381. Right click

Bontis, Nick, Fearon, M. and M. Hishon.  (2003).  “The eFlow Audit: An evaluation of e-mail flow within and outside a high-tech firm”, Journal of Knowledge Management, 7, 1, 6-19. Right click

Boehnke, K., Bontis, Nick, DiStefano, J. and A. DiStefano.  (2003). “Transformational Leadership: An examination of cross-cultural differences and similarities”, Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 24, 1, 5-15. Right click

Bontis, Nick, Crossan, M. and J. Hulland. (2002). “Managing an Organizational Learning System by Aligning Stocks and Flows”, Journal of Management Studies, 39, 4, 437-469. Right click

Bontis, Nick and Jac Fitz-enz.  (2002). “Intellectual Capital ROI: A causal map of human capital antecedents and consequents”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 3, 3, 223-247. Right click

McKnight, Brent and Nick Bontis.  (2002). “E-Improvisation: Collaborative Groupware Technology Expands the Reach and Effectiveness of Organizational Improvisation”, Journal of Knowledge and Process Management, 9, 4, 219-227. Right click

Stovel, Meaghan and Nick Bontis.  (2002).  “Voluntary Turnover: Knowledge management friend or foe?”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 3, 3, 303-322. Right click

Bontis, Nick.  (2002).  “The rising star of the Chief Knowledge Officer”, Ivey Business Journal, March/April, 20-25. Right click

O’Regan, P., O’Donnel, D., Kennedy, T., Bontis, Nick and P. Cleary. (2001). “Perceptions of intellectual capital: Irish evidence”, Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, 6, 2, 29-38. Right click

Bontis, Nick. (2001). “Assessing Knowledge Assets: A review of the models used to measure intellectual capital”, International Journal of Management Reviews, 3, 1, 41-60. Right click

Bontis, Nick and D. Nikitopoulos. (2001).  “Thought leadership on intellectual capital”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 2, 3, 183-191. Right click

Bart, C., Bontis, Nick and S. Taggar. (2001).  “A model of mission statements and firm performance”, Management Decision, 39, 1, 19-35. Right click

Bontis, Nick.  (2001). “CKO Wanted – Evangelical Skills Necessary: A review of the Chief Knowledge Officer position”, Knowledge and Process Management, 8, 1, 29-38. Right click

Bontis, Nick and A. De Castro. (2000). “First World Congress on the Management of Electronic Commerce: Review and Commentary”, Journal of Internet Research, 10, 5, 365-373. Right click

Bontis, Nick and John Girardi. (2000).  “Teaching Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Lessons: An empirical examination of the TANGO simulation”, International Journal of Technology Management, 20, 5/6/7/8, 545-555. Right click

Bontis, Nick, Chua, W. and S. Richardson. (2000). “Intellectual capital and business performance in Malaysian industries”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 1, 1, 85-100. Right click

Bontis, Nick and H. Chung. (2000). “The Evolution of Software Pricing: A Framework for Box Licenses to Application Service Provider Models”, Journal of Internet Research, 10, 3, 246-255. Right click

Mitchell M. and Nick Bontis. (2000).  “Aligning human capital with business strategy: Foreign Bank and Luxury Retail”, In D. Bonner (Ed.), Leading Knowledge Management and Learning, Alexandria, VA: ASTD. Right click

Bontis, Nick, Dragonetti, N., Jacobsen, K. and G. Roos. (1999) The Knowledge Toolbox: A review of the tools available to measure and manage intangible resources, European Management Journal, 17, 4, 391-402. Right click

Bontis, Nick. (1999). “Managing Organizational Knowledge by Diagnosing Intellectual Capital: Framing and advancing the state of the field”, International Journal of Technology Management,18, 5/6/7/8, 433-462. Right click

Bontis, Nick. (1998). “Intellectual Capital: An exploratory study that develops measures and models”, Management Decision, 36, 2, 63-76. Right click  (survey)



Bontis, N. and A. Mohamed. (2008). “Jay Zee at DeGroote”, Business Policy, Hamilton: DeGroote School of Business. Right click

Bontis, N. and T. Piribauer. (2008). “Driving human capital measurement at Scotiabank”, Knowledge Management, Hamilton: DeGroote School of Business. Right click

Bontis, N. (2001). “Rehabilitation Research Centre”, Business Policy, Hamilton: DeGroote School of Business. Right click

Fry, J.N., White, R.E. and Nick Bontis. (1995). “Canadian Airlines Corp.”, Ivey Publishing #9A95M014. Go to link

Crossan, M.M. and Nick Bontis.  (1995).  “Visioning at Xerox Canada”, Ivey Publishing #9A95M015. Go to link

Foerster, S.R. and Nick Bontis.  (1996).  Hyperion Aurora Trust”, Ivey Publishing #9A96B026. Go to link






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