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Indiana University Bloomington


Marc J. Dollinger

Contact Information

(812) 856-5063
dollinge [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Professor in Management
  • Editor of Business Horizons


  • Bloomington

Professional Interests

Mega-Event Entrepreneurship, Chinese Management Practices, Cooperative Strategies in Fragmentented Industries


Dr. Dollinger is a Professor of Business Administration in the Management Department at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He received his MBA and Ph.D. from Lehigh University ('78, '82) in Pennsylvania and spent five years at the University of Kentucky before his appointment to Indiana. He has taught entrepreneurship at the International University of Japan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and in the Kelley Direct Online MBA program. Marc is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Asian Business Studies and a former board member of Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice and the Academy of Management Review. His 1990 paper, "The Evolution of Collective Strategies in Fragmented Industries," was awarded the Best Paper Award by the Academy of Management Review.

Selected Publications

  • Dollinger, M. (2008), Entrepreneurship: Strategies and Resources (Fourth edition), Lombard, IL: Marsh Publications.

  • Saxton, T. and M. Dollinger (2003), "Target reputation and appropriability: Picking and deploying resources in acquisitions," Journal of Management, Vol. 30, pp. 123-147.
  • Dollinger, M.J. Hang Cheong Ltd: Entrepreneurship and Diversification in a Chinese Company, Indiana University CIBER, 1999.

  • Danis, W. and M. Dollinger (1998), "A provisional comparison of factor structures using English, Japanese, and Chinese versions of the Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory," Psychological Reports, Vol. 83, pp. 1095-1103.

  • Dollinger, M. and W. Danis (1998), "Preferred decision-making styles: A cross cultural comparison," Psychological Reports, Vol. 82, pp. 755-761.