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


National culture, networks and individual influence in a multi-national management team. Academy of Management Journal, 43 (12), 191-202. With Mary Yoko Brannen. 2000 - Publication
Partnering across borders: Negotiating organizational culture in a German-Japanese joint venture. Human Relations, 53 (4), 451-487. With Mary Yoko Brannen. 2000 - Publication
When Japanese and Germans create something new: A comparative study of negotiated work culture in Germany and the US. Pages 33-61 in Schon Beechler and Alan Bird (Eds.), Japanese multinationals abroad: Individual and organizational learning. New York: Oxford University Press. With Mary Yoko Brannen. 1999 - Publication
Partner und andere Fremde [Partners and other Foreigners]. Supervision, 35: 21-37. 1999 - Publication
Ecology of Collective Action and Regional Representation in the European Union. European Sociological Review, 14 (3): 231-254. With Francois Nielsen. 1998 - Publication
Knowledge acquisition and performance in transitional economy international joint entures. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (CD-ROM). With Peter Lane and Marjorie Lyles. 1998 - Publication
Relative absorptive capacity, trust, and interorganizational learning in international joint ventures. Pages 373-397 in M.Hitt, J.E. Ricart and R.D. Nixon (Eds.), Managing in an Interconnected World. Chichester, UK: Wiley. With Peter Lane and Marjorie Lyles. 1998 - Publication
Partners and other strangers: Cultural boundaries and cross-cultural encounters in international joint venture teams. International Studies of Management and Organization, 26 (4) Winter 1996-97: 48-72. 1996 - Publication
Competencies, cracks and conflicts: Regional Mobilization in the European Union. Comparative Political Studies, 29 (2) April: 164-192. With G. Marks, F. Nelson and L. Ray. 1996 - Publication
Knowledge acquisition from foreign parents in international joint ventures: An empirical examination in the Hungarian context. Journal of International Business Studies, 27 (5): 1-27. With Marjorie Lyles. 1996 - 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.