Knowledge-seeking FDI

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Knowledge-seeking foreign direct investments (FDI) are a subset of strategic asset-seeking FDI. Firms engaging in knowledge-seeking FDI specifically target knowledge and technology-related skills and capabilities in host locations, whereas firms investing abroad to seek strategic assets in general can also search for management- and marketing-related assets, including skilled individuals and brands.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of International Strategic Management
EditorsChristian Geisler Asmussen, Niron Hashai, Dana Minbaeva
Number of pages5
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Publication date2024
ISBN (Print)9781800884038
ISBN (Electronic)9781800884045
Publication statusPublished - 2024


  • Strategic asset-seeking FDI
  • Knowledge-seeking FDI
  • Management assets
  • Marketing assets
  • R&D internationalization

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