Experts & Speakers Faculty Profile
Marc J. Dollinger
Professor in Management, Editor of Business Horizons
Interests:Asia/Asian, Hong Kong, Asia/Asian, Japan, Business, Small, East Asia, Hong Kong, East Asia, Japan, Entrepreneurship, Hong Kong, Japan/Japanese, Economy/Business, Minority/Minorities, Business, Public, Stock Offerings, Small Business
- B.A. at State University of New York at Buffalo, 1972
- M.B.A. at Lehigh University, 1978
- Ph.D. at Lehigh University, 1983
The major focus of Dollinger's career has been devoted to teaching, researching and consulting entrepreneurship and small business issues. He spent three years as a consultant for the Small Business Development Center Program during which time he counseled hundreds of potential entrepreneurs and small firms.
His textbook, Entrepreneurship: Strategies and Resources was first published in 1995 and is now in its third edition. He has written extensively about small business and entrepreneurship and has over 50 articles and presentations to his credit. His most recent research areas are in Chinese management practices, the value of a good reputation, minority business enterprise and the development of cooperative strategies in fragmented industries.
Currently he also is director of the Midwest Regional Business Plan competition and a member of the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review and Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice. His 1990 paper, "The Evolution of Collective Strategies in Fragmented Industries," was awarded the Best Paper Award by the Academy of Management Review.
Professor Dollinger teaches both undergraduate and MBA entrepreneurship courses in the Kelley School of Business. He has conducted workshops for many small business groups, including manufacturer's representatives of a major medical products company, minority business owners, and owners of small firms in the retail music business.