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


Professional Association Memberships:

  • Academy of Management; Academy of International Business, ION.

Editorial Boards:

  • Editorial Board of Journal of International Business Studies, 2003 -
  • Editorial Board of Journal of World Business, 2004 -
  • Editorial Board for The Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management (2000 - 2003)
  • Editorial Board of M@n@gement, Paris, France, 1997 - 2000.
  • Editorial Board of Profile, a new German-language journal , 2001 -

Who's Who of American Women.

  • Who's Who in American Higher Business Education

Service as Ad Hoc Reviewer for:

  • Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, California Management Review, European Management Journal, International Division of the Academy of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Oroganization Behavior, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Management Science, Organization Science, and Sloan Management Review, University of Hong Kong Research Grants Council.

Professional Society Special Service:

  • Invited Faculty Panelist, Junior Faculty Consortium, Academy of International Business. Monterey, CA July 2003
  • Invited Faculty Presenter for International Management Division Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver: August, 1995.
  • American Sociological Association, Culture Section Best Paper Award Committee, 1994.

Other Professional Service: Outside Committee Reviews

  • Tel Aviv University
  • University of Innsbrueck
  • Cornell University
  • 2001 Carnegie Bosch Foundation: grant.
  • 1998 Ceressec: project award
  • 1997 European Commission, DGXIII: Cross border innovation project management (with J-M Xuereb)
  • 1995 CIBER: grant for research at a Japanese-German joint venture
  • 1994 CIBER: grant for research at Japanese-U.S. and Japanese-German joint ventures
  • 1992-1993 Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation. Grant for project “Regional Mobilization in the European Economic Community.”
  • 1990 Marketing Science Institute, Research Proposal Competition Award. Honorarium plus project funding.
  • 1989-1990 Fulbright Foundation, Research Fellowship in Germany.
  • 1983-1984 Kenan Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Committees at the Fuqua School of Business:

  • International Committee, Committees for Independent Learning Programs on Managing Diversity and Contemporary Business Issues (Independent Learning Experiences 2 and 4); Management Area Recruitment Committee; Search Committee for Director for International Affairs.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Duke Center for International Studies.
  • Review committee for Center for International Studies Travel grant and research rewards,
  • 1995.

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.