Jane Lu is James Riady Chair in Asian Business and Economics in the Department of Management and Marketing, the University of Melbourne. She received her Ph.D. from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario in 2001. Her research centers on international strategy such as FDI location choice, entry mode choice and alliance partner selection. Her recent research continues this line of research but with a focus on emerging market firms and their internationalization.
Jane Lu has published in leading academic journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management and Journal of Business Venturing, among other journals. She received Haynes Prize for Best Paper Award at Academy of International Business Conference (2006) and Best Paper Award for Strategy Stream at annual conference of Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (2008).
Jane Lu has taught Strategy and International Business courses to all levels of students (BBA, MBA, EMBA and PhD). The BBA and MBA students she trained obtained top places in various international case competitions. The PhD students she supervised have been placed in leading business schools around the world. She has also developed and taught in various executive programs. She has developed teaching cases and co-authored a textbook: International Business: An Asia Pacific Perspective (Pearson).
Jane Lu is a Senior Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Journal of World Business. She also serves on the editorial boards of various leading international journals. She received Outstanding Reviewer Award from Journal of Business Venturing (2006). She sits on the board of Asia Academy of Management and was the program chair of Asia Academy of Management Conference 2010.
Prior to joining academia, Jane Lu worked in senior management positions in a major international trading company and in Rabobank in China. She held visiting positions at University of Auckland, University of Sydney, Stockholm School of Economics, Sun Yat-Sen University, Peking University and Fudan University.