Intangible assets in the process of internationalization

Łukasz Bryl


The aim of this article is to determine the current state of impact of various forms of intangible assets on the internationalization process. For the purpose of the paper meta-analysis was adopted as a method of the study. English-language peer-reviewed journal articles were analyzed only with the help of: EBSCOhost, ScienceDirect, Emerald, JSTOR, ProQuest and Wiley Online databases. The search was aimed at newest papers (after 2012), however some older articles (with regard to their value) were included in the analysis as well. Based on the conducted analysis, there was observed a significant and positive link between the level of employee education and internationalization probability and extent. The effect of the wages on internationalization is stage dependent. Under certain assumptions there is a positive and strong relationship between R&D intensity and internationalization. Advertising spending do not foster the process of internationalization. The practical contribution of this research is twofold. First, it provides valuable insight for practitioners which intangible assets and how foster various modes of the internationalization process. Second, it describes upon which conditions the interrelation between firm intangible assets and internationalization is significant and positive.
Author Łukasz Bryl (WGM / KMSG)
Łukasz Bryl,,
- Department of International Economics
Journal seriesInternational Journal of Management and Economics, ISSN 2299-9701, (N/A 40 pkt)
Issue year2020
Publication size in sheets0.75
Keywords in Polishaktywa niematerialne, kapitał intelektualny, umiędzynarodowienie, przegląd literatury
Keywords in Englishintangibles, intellectual capital, internationalization, literature review
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)40
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 40.0, 03-06-2020, ArticleFromJournal
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