J.M.A. (Jean-Francois) Hennart
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
I apply transaction cost theory to the study of international business institutions, and in particular the multinational enterprise. I research the determinants of the mode of foreign market entry, such as contracts (licensing, franchising) and equity modes, and in particular equity joint ventures.
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Professor of International Management, Tilburg University, (1999-.) Teaching and Research in International Management.
Visiting Professor, Institute of International Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, September-December 1996.Professor (1994-1999) and Associate Professor (1990-1994) of International Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Teaching and research in international business, international management, foreign market entry strategies, and international business policy.
Anheuser Busch Term Assistant Professor of Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1984-1990. Teaching and research in international business, international management, and foreign market entry strategies.
Associate Professor of International Business, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 1981 - 1984. Teaching and research in international business, international management, and international business policy.
Senior Economist, Fondation pour la Nouvelle Economie Politique, Paris, France, 1979 - 1981.
Expert, United Nations, Office of Technical Cooperation, 1977 - 1979.
Economist, Office of Research, Department of Economic and Community Development, State of Maryland, 1972 - 1977. Applied economic analysis to issues relevant to the Maryland economy.
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Work in progress
J.M.A. (Jean-Francois) Hennart teaches the following subjects:
Teaching activities elsewhere
Principal Consulting Activities:
Consulting editor, Journal of International Business Studies (2007-
Editorial Board member of:
Memberships in Professional Organizations:
Member of the Board and U.S. Representative, European International Business Academy, 1990-2001.
Recent Activities in Professional Organizations:
Member of the Conference Board, Annual Conference on Corporate Strategy, WHU-Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, 2005-2008.
Member of the Conference Board, Vaasa International Business Conference, since 1989.
Chairperson, Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management, International Management Division, 1993 and 2008.
Track Chair, Academy of Management, International Management Division, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
Faculty Member, Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management, International Management Division, 1987, 1991, 2009.
Faculty Member, Junior Faculty Consortium, Academy of Management, International Management Division, 1994, 2010.Faculty Member, Paper development workshop, Journal of International Business Studies, 2009.
Member of the Jury, Farmer Dissertation Prize, Academy of International Business, 1995 to 1998.
Chairperson, Junior Faculty Consortium, Academy of International Business, 1993-1995
Faculty Member, Doctoral Consortium, European International Business Association, 1989 to date
Track coordinator, European International Business Academy Meetings, 2003.
Room K 1009
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg
Last amended: 13 March 2012