Jane Salk

Associate Professor - Management
Tags: Organizations, Strategy and International Management

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 1992
M.A. - Sociology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 1984
A.B. - Business (Honors)
University of Chicago - 1978


Knowledge Acquisition from Foreign Parents in International Joint Ventures: An Empirical Examination in the Hungarian Context. With M. Lyles. Journal of International Business Studies. 38 (2007): 3-18. 2007 - Publication
Gratitude, Nostalgia and What Now? Knowledge Acquisition and Learning a Decade Later. With M. Lyles. Journal of International Business Studies. 38 (2007 ): 19-26. 2007 - Publication
Often called for but rarely Chosen: Alliance research that directly studies process. In European Management Review. Vol. 2(2) Summer: 117-122.(in Press April 2006). 2006 - Publication
Often Called for But Rarely Chosen: Alliance Research That Directly Studies Process. European Management Review. 2.2 (2006): 117-122. 2006 - Publication
Cross-Sector Alliance Learning and Effectiveness of Voluntary Codes of Corporate Social Responsibility. With B. Arya. Business Ethics Quarterly. 16.5 (2006): 2006 - Publication
Social performance learning in multinational corporations Multicultural teams, their social capital and use of cross sector alliances. Pages 189-207 in J. Cheung, M. Von Glinow and D. Shapiro (Eds): Managing Multinational Teams: Theory Advancement and Best Practices Uk:: Elsevier Press. (with Bindu Arya) 2005 - Publication
Emerging trends and approaches to studying cooperative alliances. Pages 381-396 in in O. Shenkar and J. Reuer, Eds. Handbook of Strategic Alliances. Sage Press. (with Davina Vora). 2005 - Publication
Beyond alliances: Towards a meta-theory of collaborative learning. Pages 253-277 in M. Lyles and M. E. Smith, eds. The Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management. Malden, MA: Blackwell. (with B. Simonin) 2003 - Publication
Absorptive capacity, learning and performance in international joint ventures. Strategic Management Journal, 22 (12), 1139-1162. With Peter Lane and Marjorie Lyles. 2001 - Publication
Social identities and cooperation in an international joint venture: An exploratory case study. Organization Science, 12 (2), 161-178. With Oded Shenkar. 2001 - Publication


Tenured Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2002–Present]
Visiting Professor
Carnegie Mellon University [2001–2002]
Visiting Associate Professor
Duke University [1997–1997]
Associate Professor
Groupe Essec, France [1996–1999]
Groupe Essec, France [1995–Present]
Visiting Associate Professor
Groupe Essec, France [1995–1996]
Assistant Professor
Duke University [1991–1996]

Additional Information

  • Essec Scientific Committee Member
  • Essec Teaching Committee
  • Essec, Ph.D Program Committee
  • New Faculty Integration Committee
  • Doctoral Committee report on resource requirements to offer Ph.D.
  • Student Tutor (Included taking on extra students who wrote reports in German or English).
  • Apprenticeship Advisor
  • Coordinator for Strategy and Management Research Seminar Series.
  • Recruitment Coordinator, department of Strategy and Management 1996-2000.
  • Member of dissertation committee of Sylvie Ehlinger, University of Paris-Dauphine, 1996.
  • Research Seminar Coordinator 1996-97, Supervisor of doctoral student Anne Moynot.
  • Student advisor and member of review committees.
  • CIAM Jury, April, 1997.
  • Member of “Prepa” Admission Juries 1999 and 2000.
  • Reviewer of MBA Luxury Brands applications: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000.
  • Supervisor of MA theses for students in ESSEC/IMD Executive MBA Program.
  • Experience teaching and working in German and French. Process Consultation training (in German as
  • well as in English)
UNIVERSITY SERVICE - University of Texas at Dallas


  • Gender and Diversity Committee 2002 –2004
  • Human Subjects, 2004-2005.
  • Founding Core Faculty for Leadership Center at University of Texas at Dallas
  • Ad Hoc Review Committee for Professor Mina Pizzini, 2003
  • Ad Hoc Review Committee for Professor Nathan Berg, 2003
  • Ad Hoc Review Committee (Chair) for Professor Seung-Hyung Lee, 2004
  • Ad Hoc Review Committee (Chair) for Professor Davina Vora, 2004
  • Ad Hoc Tenure and Promotion Committee for Professor Orlando Richard, 2004
  • Ad Hoc Tenure and Promotion Committee for Professor Susan Mc Elroy, 2004

Thesis Committees, Independent Study:

  • T; Khoury, independent study, spring, summer and fall 2005.
  • Bindu Arya, independent study, summer 2004 and Auttomn 2005
  • Isil Hezar: independent study summer 2003
  • Mine Ozer: independent study summer 2003
  • Bindu Arya: independent study summer 2003

School of Management:

  • Master’s Committee, Teaching Committee, Involved in staff screening and hiring, speaker
  • series, PhD program for OSIM area.
  • OSIM Senior Faculty Search Committees 2003 and 2004
  • OSIM Faculty Search Committee Member 2005-2006

News Articles

UTD Professor Recognized for ‘Influential Research Findings’ in the Field of International Business
RICHARDSON, Texas (June 29, 2006) — Dr. Jane Salk, an associate professor of organizations, strategy and international management in the School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), and a coauthor have been cited by the prestigious scholarly publication Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) for having the most influential research findings in the field of international business studies published during the last 10 years.

Salk and her coauthor, Dr. Marjorie A. Lyles, a professor of international strategic management at Indiana University Kelley School of Business, received the JIBS Palgrave Macmillan Decade Award for their paper titled “Knowledge acquisition from foreign parents in international joint ventures:  An empirical examination in the Hungarian context.”  The article was originally published in 1996.