Faculty Research and Achievements

The Jindal School of Management is led by an unmatched team of professors and educators. Faculty research in the Organizations, Strategy, and International Management (OSIM) area has been published in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, American Journal of Sociology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Management Science, Marketing Science, MIS Quarterly, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, and Strategic Management Journal, significantly contributing to the school’s reputation for conducting cutting-edge research. In addition to journal articles, some faculty members also publish books. OSIM faculty members actively serve the academic profession and have received awards and recognitions.


Textbooks authored by Jindal School of Management leading faculty are used and studied around the world. Dr. Greg Dess’ Strategic Management (co-authored with T. Lumpkin, M. Eisner, and G. McNamara) is widely used throughout the world, with translations in Chinese, Portuguese, and Serbian, as well as adaptations in Canada and Europe. Dr. Seung-Hyun Lee will join the author team for the 9th edition.

Dr. Richard Harrison has pioneered the application of computer simulation methods to the analysis of organizational culture. His 2006 book with Glenn Carroll, Culture and Demography in Organizations, examines the role of organizational hiring, socialization, and turnover processes in the maintenance of organizational culture over time.

As global market leaders, Dr. Mike Peng’s Global Strategy, Global Business, and GLOBAL are used in over 30 countries. They have been translated into Chinese, Portuguese, and Spanish. A European adaptation (International Business, coauthored with K. Meyer) has been launched.

As a leading scholar in applying philosophical analysis to solving methodological problems, Dr. Eric Tsang published The Philosophy of Management Research in 2017. The book provides a systematic and comprehensive treatment of the subject, and may serve as a textbook for seminars on research methodology at the master’s and PhD levels.

Faculty Honors and Awards

OSIM faculty members are also active in leadership positions in the field. During 2007-09, M. Peng served as Editor-in-Chief of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management. As the first Editor-in-Chief appointed outside Asia in the 25-year history of the journal, M. Peng managed the doubling of submission numbers and the successful bid to gain entry into the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI). APJM’s first citation impact for 2010 was 3.355, which ranked it as the top 18 among 140 management journals.

In addition to receiving external recognitions, OSIM faculty members are also highly valued at UT Dallas. G. Dess holds the Andrew Cecil Chair in Management. M. Peng is the first holder of the O. P. Jindal Chair and the Provost’s Distinguished Professor of Global Strategy and serves as the executive director of our school’s Center for Global Business. R. Takeuchi is the holder of the Jindal School Advisory Council Chair, and E. Tsang is the holder of the Dallas World Salute Distinguished Professor in Global Strategy. J. Picken serves as the executive director for the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UT Dallas.