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


University of Texas at Dallas:

  • International Business (Undergraduate)
  • Organizational Behavior (BA, MBA)
  • Ph.D. Seminar on International Management
  • International Strategic Management (MBA)
  • Leadership and Communication in International Business (Executive)

Carnegie-Mellon, GSIA:

  • International Management (MBA)


  • International Strategy and Management (MBA, Exec MBA)
  • Corporate Strategy (MBA, Exec MBA)
  • Managing the Multinational (Executive MBA)
  • Strategic Alliances (Luxury Brand MBA, Management Generale)
  • Managing Organizational Change Processes (Luxury Brands MBA)
  • Essec Corporate Programs:
    • Groupe Bull
    • Philips
    • France Telecom

Fuqua, Duke University:

  • International Strategy (WEMBA)
  • Corporate Strategy (MBA)
  • Managerial Effectiveness (Undergraduate)
  • Managing Diversity: Multicultural Teamwork Simulation (ILE workshop)
  • Fuqua Corporate Programs:
    • Siemens
    • Affiliate: Duke Corporate Education


  • TRIAS, Zurich: Ongoing seminar and other projects with companies (see www.trias.ch ).
  • INSEAD: Lecturer,1997 and 1991.
  • Boston Center for International Visitors (USAID), Introduction to Management, 1985, 1986.
  • Northeastern University, 1985-86, Organization Theory (undergraduates).
  • Teaching Assistant at MIT, 1987-1991. Courses included Managerial Psychology,
  • Management of Planned Change and International Management.

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.