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Marcelo Bucheli

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D., History, Stanford University, 2002
M.A., History, Stanford University, 1998
M.A., Economics, Universidad de los Andes, 1993
B.S., Economics, Universidad de los Andes, 1991

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2011
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2005-2011
Lecturer in Business History, Harvard Business School, 2004
Assistant Professor in Economic History, School of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, 2004

Recent Publications

Bucheli, M., Kim, M. Forthcoming. Attacked from Both Sides: A Dynamic Model of Multinational Corporations’ Strategies for Protection of Their Property Rights. Global Strategy Journal

Bucheli, M., Salvaj, E. Forthcoming. Adaptation Strategies of Multinational Corporations, State-Owned Enterprises, and Domestic Business Groups to Economic and Political Transitions: A Network Analysis of the Chilean Telecommunications S. Enterprise and Society

Bucheli, M., Kim, J. 2014. The State as a Historical Construct in Organization Studies. In Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods, 241-262. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bucheli, M., Romero Sommer, G. 2014. Multinational Corporations, Property Rights, and Legitimization Strategies: U.S. Investors in the Argentine and Peruvian Oil Industries in the Twentieth Century. Australian Economic History Review, 54: 145-163

Bucheli, M., Sáenz, L. 2014. Export Protectionism and the Great Depression: Multinational Corporations, Domestic Elite, and Export Policies in Colombia. In Paulo Drinot and Alan Knight (Ed.), The Great Depression in Latin America, 129-159. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

Bucheli, M., Wadhwani, R. 2014. Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kipping, M., Wadhwani, R., Bucheli, M. 2014. Analyzing and Interpreting Historical Sources: A Basic Methodology. In Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods, 305-329. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wadhwani, R., Bucheli, M. 2014. The Future of the Past in Management and Organizational Studies. In Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods, 3-29. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bucheli, M., Salvaj, E. 2013. Reputation and Political Legitimacy: ITT in Chile, 1927-1972. Business History Review, 87: 729-755

Bucheli, M., Kim, M. 2012. Political Institutional Change, Obsolescing Legitimacy, and Multinational Corporations: The Case of the Central America Banana Industry. Management International Review, 52: 847-877

Honors and Awards

2011 Mira Wilkins Award in International Business History, Business History Conference, 2011
Center for Advanced Study Fellow, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois, 2009-2010

Service Activities

Book Review Editorial Board Member, Business History Review, 2011-2013
Referee, Journal of International Business Studies, 2010, 2012, 2013
Associate Editor for Book Reviews, Enterprise and Society, 2009-2013
Advisory Board Member, Cuadernos de Economía, 2009-2013
Editorial Review Member, Management International Review, 2010-2012
Referee, Management International Review, 2011
Referee, Academy of Management Review, 2011
Referee, Business History Review, 2011
Referee, Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2011
Referee, Explorations in Economic History, 2011
Referee, Organization Science, 2011
Referee, Strategic Management Journal, 2011
Referee, Business History, 2010
Referee, Enterprise and Society, 2010
Referee, Journal of Global Policy, 2010

Teaching and Research Interests

International business; business history

Political economy of foreign direct investment; international business history; multinational corporations


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1206 S. Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 244-0208

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