Developing Organizational IQ: A Corporate Necessity

  • Ruud Weijermars


We all know that intelligence does not guarantee success, but we also are aware that it provides a huge competitive advantage. What then are intelligent organizations? One obvious property of such organizations is a Corporate or Organizational Intelligence Quotient so high that they stand out: they have sharper perceptive ‘antennae,’ notice things more quickly, and spot patterns and trends that others do not see; they make more insightful inferences, and learn quicker from others’ successes and failures. It pays off to be intelligent and to act intelligently, not only in business, but also in the public sector and, of course, no less so in academia.


Organizational Learn Intelligence Quotient Intelligence Quotient Score International Energy Agency Corporate Ability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeotechnologyDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Alboran Energy ConsultantsDelftThe Netherlands

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