Formation of Intellectual Potential and Sustainable Development of Society

  • Nadezhda Gus'kova
  • Evgenija Neretina
  • Alexandra Erastova Mordovia N P Ogarev State University
Keywords: Intellectual capacity, resources, knowledge, competencies, competitive advantages, sustainable development, economic growth, patterns of behavior


The article justifies the place and role of intellectual potential for the sustainable development of society. The intellectual potential is regarded as the most valuable strategic resource, and the main source of competitive advantage. The basis of intellectual potential is the knowledge, formed in the processes of learning, intellectual activity, awareness of gained personal experience and universal values. The formation of intellectual potential is connected with the establishment of new models of human behavior and system of values.


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