Publications

 BOOKS

Research monograph

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in Colombia, 1899-2000 (New York: New York University Press).

Edited collections

Basualdo, Victoria, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.) (2021) Big Business and Dictatorships in Latin America: A Transnational History of Profits and Repression (New York: Palgrave).

Lluch, Andrea, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.) (2021) Historia empresarial en América Latina: Temas, debates y problemas (Bogota and Lima: Universidad de los Andes/Universidad del Pacífico).

Bucheli, Marcelo and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.) (2014) Organizations in Time: History, Theory Methods (Oxford: Oxford University Press). Paperback edition, 2015.

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

Minefee, Ishva and Marcelo Bucheli (2021), MNC Responses to International NGO Activist Campaigns: Evidence from Royal Dutch/Shell in Apartheid South Africa. Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 52, No. 5: 971-998.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Stephanie Decker (2021), Expropriations of Foreign Property and Political Alliances: A Business Historical Approach, Enterprise and Society. Vol. 22, No. 1: 247-284.

Basualdo, Victoria, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (2021) “Crime and (No) Punishment: Business Corporations and Dictatorships,” in Victoria Basualdo, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.) (2021) Big Business and Dictatorships in Latin America: A Transnational History of Profits and Repression (New York: Palgrave): 1-33

Bucheli, Marcelo (2021) “Slippery Alliances in Central America: Multinationals, Dictators, and (Under) Development Policies,” in Victoria Basualdo, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.) (2021) Big Business and Dictatorships in Latin America: A Transnational History of Profits and Repression (New York: Palgrave): 373- 397.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2021), “Empresas multinacionales en la historia de América Latina,” in Andrea Lluch, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.), Historia empresarial en América Latina: Temas, debates y problemas (Bogota and Lima: Universidad de los Andes/Universidad del Pacífico): 261-281.

Lluch, Andrea, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (2021), “Introducción” in Andrea Lluch, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.), Historia empresarial en América Latina: Temas, debates y problemas (Bogota and Lima: Universidad de los Andes/Universidad del Pacífico): 11-19.

Minefee, Ishva and Marcelo Bucheli (2020), “Combating Corruption in Global Business: From the Cold War to the End of the Second Global Economy,” in Teresa Da Silva Lopes, Christina Lubinski, and Heidi Tworek (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Global Business (New York: Routledge): 516-529.

Medina, Luis Fernando, Marcelo Bucheli and Minyoung Kim (2019), Good Friends in High Places: Politico-Economic Determinants of the Expropriation and Taxation of Multinational FirmsJournal of International Business Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2: 119-141 [Lead article].

Bucheli, Marcelo, Erica Salvaj, and Minyoung Kim (2019), Better Together: How Multinationals Come Together with Business Groups in Times of Economic and Political TransitionsGlobal Strategy Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2: 176-207 [Lead article].

Bucheli, Marcelo (2019), “From Cold War to the Washington Consensus: Evolution of the Multinational Corporations’ Strategies in Chile,” in Neil Forbes, Takafumi Kurosawa, and Ben Wubs (eds.), Multinational Enterprise, Political Risk, and Organizational Change: From Total War to Cold War (New York: Routledge): 214-236.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2019), “National Oil Companies and Political Coalitions: Venezuela and Colombia, 1910-76,” in Andreas Sanders, Pal Thonstad Sandvik, and Espen Storli (eds.), The Political Economy of Resource Regulation: An International and Comparative History, 1850-2015 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press).

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2018) Political Connections, the Liability of Foreignness, and Legitimacy: A Business Historical Analysis of Multinationals’ Strategies in ChileGlobal Strategy Journal, Vol. 8, No. 3: 399-420.

Hikino, Takashi and Marcelo Bucheli (2018), “The United States in Historical Perspectives: The Strange Career of Business Groups in Industrial Development,” in Asli Colpan and Takashi Hikino (eds.), Business Groups in the West: The Evolutionary Dynamics of Big Business (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Bucheli, Marcelo (2018), “Política económica, capital extranjero y la creación de COPEC,” in Manuel Llorca-Jaña and Diego Barría (eds.), Empresas y empresarios en la historia de Chile, 1930-2015 (Santiago: Editorial Universitaria).

Bucheli, Marcelo (2018), “United Fruit Company en el Magdalena en el siglo XX: análisis de sus operaciones en el contexto internacional,” in Jorge Enrique Elías-Caro and Joaquín Viloria de la Hoz (eds.), Historia de Santa Marta y el “Magdalena Grande:” Del período Nahuange al siglo XXI (Santa Marta: Universidad del Magdalena): 253-272.

Berkowitz, Heloïse, Marcelo Bucheli, and Hervé Dumez (2017), Collectively Designing CSR Through Meta-Organizations: A Case Study of the Oil and Gas IndustryJournal of Business Ethics, vol. 143, No. 4: 753-769.

Durán, Xavier and Marcelo Bucheli (2017), Holding Up the Empire: Colombia, American Oil Interests, and the 1921 Urrutia-Thomson Treaty, Journal of Economic History, vol. 77. No. 1: 251- 284.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Minyoung Kim (2017), Institutional Environment Legitimacy, Property Rights, and Institutional Arrangements, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, January: 11618.

Bucheli, Marcelo, Erica Salvaj, and Minyoung Kim (2015), Non-Market Strategies During Transitions: The Case of Chile, Academy of Management Annual Conference Best Paper Proceedings, 2015: 10886. DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2015.150

Bucheli, Marcelo and Minyoung Kim (2015), Attacked from Both Sides: A Dynamic Model of Multinational Corporations’ Strategies for Protection of their Property Rights, Global Strategy Journal, Vol. 5, No.1: 1-26 (Lead article)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2015), Multinationals, Business Groups, and Chile’s Energy Policies, in Geoffrey Jones and Andrea Lluch (eds.), The Impact of Globalization in Argentina and Chile: Business Enterprises and Entrepreneurs (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar)

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2014), Adaptation Strategies of Multinational Corporations, State-Owned Enterprises, and Business Groups to Economic and Political Transitions: A Network Analysis of the Chilean Telecommunications Sector, 1958-2005, Enterprise and Society, Vol. 15, No. 3: 534-576.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Luis Felipe Sáenz (2014), Export Protectionism and the Great Depression: Multinational Corporations, Domestic Elite, and Export Policies in Colombia, in Paulo Drinot and Alan Knight (eds.), The Great Depression in Latin America (Durham: Duke University Press).

Wadhwani, R. Daniel and Marcelo Bucheli, (2014), The Future of the Past in Management and Organizational Studies, in Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.), Organizations in Time: History, Theory Method (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Bucheli, Marcelo and Jin-Uk Kim (2014), “The State as a Historical Construct in Organization Studies,” in Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.), Organizations in Time: History, Theory Method (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Kipping, Matthias, R. Daniel Wadhwani, and Marcelo Bucheli (2014), “Analyzing and Interpreting Historical Sources: A Basic Methodology,” in Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.), Organizations in Time: History, Theory Method (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Bucheli, Marcelo and Gonzalo Romero Sommer (2014), Multinational Corporations, Property Rights, and Legitimization Strategies: US Investors in the Argentine and Peruvian Oil Industries, Australian Economic History Review, vol. 54, No. 2: 146-164.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2013), Reputation and Political Legitimacy: ITT in Chile, 1927-1972, Business History Review, Vol. 87, No. 4: 729-756.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Minyoung Kim (2012), Political Institutional Change, Obsolescing Legitimacy, and Multinational Corporations: The Case of the Central American Banana Industry, Management International Review, Vol. 52, No. 6: 847-877.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2011), “Empresas multinacionales, grupos económicos y nacionalismo petrolero: Shell, Esso, Copec y el estado chileno, 1913-2005,” in Geoffrey Jones and Andrea Lluch (eds.),El impacto histórico de la globalización en Argentina y Chile: empresas y empresarios(Buenos Aires: Temas).

Bucheli, Marcelo (2010) Major Trends in the Historiography of the Latin American Oil Industry, Business History Review, vol. 84, No. 2: 339-362.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Ruth Aguilera (2010) Political Survival, Energy Policies, and Multinational Corporations: A Historical Study for Standard Oil of New Jersey in Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela in the Twentieth Century, Management International Review, vol. 50, No. 3: 347-378.

Bucheli, Marcelo, Joseph Mahoney, and Paul Vaaler (2010) Chandler’s Living Scholarship: The Visible Hand of Vertical Integration in Nineteenth Century America Seen Under a Twentieth-First Century Transaction Costs Economics Lens, Journal of Management Studies, vol. 47, No. 5: 859-883.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2010) Multinational Corporations, Business Groups, and Economic Nationalism: Standard Oil (New Jersey), Royal Dutch-Shell, and Energy Politics in Chile, 1913-2005, Enterprise and Society, vol. 11, No. 2: 350-399. [Winner of the 2011 Mira Wilkins Prize in International Business History]

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2009) Embrace Your Enemy, Harvard Business Review, vol. 87, No. 5 (May): 22-23.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) Canadian Multinational Corporations and Economic Nationalism: The Case of Imperial Oil Limited in Alberta (Canada) and Colombia, 1899-1938, Entreprises et Histoire, No. 54 (April): 67-85. [Winner of the 2009 Petroleum History Society Article of the Year Award]

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) Negotiating Under the Monroe Doctrine: Weetman Pearson and the Origins of US Control of Colombian Oil, Business History Review, vol. 82 (Autumn): 529-553.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) Multinational Corporations, Totalitarian Regimes, and Economic Nationalism: United Fruit Company in Central America, 1899-1975, Business History, vol. 50, No. 4 (July): 433-454.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Ian Read (2006) Banana Boats and Baby Food: The Banana in US History, in Zephyr Frank, Carlos Marichal, and Steven Topik (eds.), From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy (Durham: Duke University Press)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) Banana War Maneuvers, Harvard Business Review, vol. 83, No. 11 (November): 22-24.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2004). Enforcing Business Contracts in South America: The United Fruit Company and the Colombian Banana Planters in the Twentieth Century, Business History Review, vol. 78, No. 2 (Summer): 181-212. (Lead article) [Winner of the 2004 Newcomen-Harvard Article Award for the Best Article Published in Business History Review]

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) “United Fruit Company in Latin America” in Mark Moeberg and Steve Striffler (eds.),Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas (Durham: Duke University Press)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) “Tras la visita del Señor Herbert: United Fruit Company, elite local y movimiento obrero en Colombia, 1900-1970” in Carlos Dávila (ed.), Empresas y empresarios en la historia de Colombia, siglos 19 y 20 (Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes/Norma)

Bucheli, Marcelo (1997). “United Fruit Company in Colombia: Impact of Labor Relations and Governmental Regulations on its Operations, 1948-1968,” Essays in Economic and Business History, vol. 15:  65-84.

Bucheli, Marcelo (1995). “Sindicalismo y prensa entre los contratos petroleros: estudio histórico para Colombia,” Desarrollo y Sociedad,  No. 35 (March): 27-52.

Bucheli, Marcelo (1992). “La caída de la Zona Bananera de Santa Marta durante la década de los sesenta,” Historia Crítica, No. 4, 1992.

Harvard Business School Case

Bucheli, Marcelo and Geoffrey Jones. The Octopus and the Generals: United Fruit Company in Guatemala, Harvard Business School Case 9-805-146.

OTHER NON-PEER REVIEWED SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS 

Bucheli, Marcelo and R. Daniel Wadhwani (2014) A Return to the Past: History and Organization Studies, Le Libellio, vol. 10, No. 1: 5-13.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2013) “Integrating Business History in a Friendly Environment Where No Previous Tradition Existed,” in Geoffrey Jones and Walter Friedman (eds.),Teaching Business History: Insights and Debates (Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing).

Bucheli, Marcelo (2011) “Oil Nationalism, Property Rights, and Political Regimes: A Comparative Study of Colombia and Mexico in the Twentieth Century,” in Alain Beltran (ed.), Oil Producing Countries and Oil Companies (Brussels: Peter Lang).

Bucheli, Marcelo (1994)  Empresas multinacionales y enclaves agricolas: el caso de United Fruit en Magdalena y Urabá, Colombia (1948-1968) (Bogota: Universidad de los Andes)

REPUBLICATIONS AND TRANSLATIONS

Book

Bucheli, Marcelo (2013) Después de la hojarasca: United Fruit Company en Colombia, 1899-2000 (Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes): This is the Spanish translation of Bananas and Business.

Articles and essays

Bucheli, Marcelo e Ian Read (2017) “Barcos bananeros y alimentos infantiles: el plátano en la historia de Estados Unidos,” in Carlos Marichal, Zephyr Frank, and Steven Topik (eds.), De la plata a la cocaína: cinco siglos de historia económica de América Latina, 1500-2000 (Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica): This is a translation of Bucheli & Read (2006), “Banana Boats and Baby Food.”

Bucheli, Marcelo and Luis Felipe Sáenz (2015) Proteccionismo exportador y la Gran Depresión: compañías multinacionales, elite doméstica y políticas de exportación de Colombia, in Paulo Drinot and Alan Knight (eds.), La Gran Depresión en América Latina (Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica). Translation of Bucheli and Sáenz (2014), “Export Protectionism.”

Bucheli, Marcelo (2007) “United Fruit in Latin America” in Geoffrey Jones and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.) Globalization and Entrepreneurship (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar):  This is a republication of Chapter 3 of Bananas and Business.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Articles for Practitioners

Bucheli, Marcelo (2013) A Different Game for the Region, Latin Trade, November: 46-47.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Luis Felipe Sáenz (2013) Colombia’s Coffee Producers Reprise Export Protectionism, Bloomberg View (www.bloomberg.com), March 22.

Book Reviews

Bucheli, Marcelo (2017) Review of Evolution of Family Business: Continuities and Change in Latin America and Spain (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), edited by Paloma Fernández-Pérez and Andrea Lluch, Business History Review, vol. 91, No. 1: 204-206.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2105) Review of Entrepreneurship and Multinationals: Global Business and the Making of the Modern World (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013) by Geoffrey Jones, Business History Review, vol. 89, No. 3: 578-580.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2015) Review of The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011) by Jason Colby. Enterprise and Society, vol. 16, No. 4: 976-978.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2015) Review of Entrepreneurship and Multinationals: Global Business and the Making of the Modern World (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013) by Geoffrey Jones.  Business History Review, vol. 89, No. 3: 578-580

Bucheli, Marcelo (2015) Review of The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of US Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013) by Noel Maurer. Economic History Review, vol. 68, No. 3: 1101-1102.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2014) Review of Resources for Reform: Oil and Neoliberalism in Argentina (Stanford: Stanford University Press) by Elana Shever.  Journal of Latin American Studies, vol. 46, No. 1: 218-220.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2014) Review of British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1899-1919 (Stanford: Stanford University Press), by Paul Garner.  Business History Review, vol. 88, No. 1: 212-215.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2011) Review of From Windfall to Curse? Oil and Industrialization in Venezuela, 1920 to the Present (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009) by Jonathan Di John.  Business History Review, vol. 85, No. 3: 219-221.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2010)  Review of The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009) by Miguel Tinker Salas.  Business History Review, vol. 84, No. 1: 192-194.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) Review of Colombia and the United States: The Making of an Inter-American Alliance, 1939-1960 (Kent [Ohio]: Kent State University Press, 2008) by Bradley Lynn Coleman.  Diplomacy and Statecraft, vol. 20, No. 1 (March): 185-187.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) Review of The Ecology of Oil: Environment, Labor, and the Mexican Revolution, 1900-1938 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006) by Myrna I. Santiago.  Business History Review, Vol. 82, No. 4:  878-880.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) Review of Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: Capital and Control in a Colonial Economy (Mona: University of West Indies Press, 2005) by B. W. Higman. Business History, Vol. 51, No. 2: 299-300

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008)  Review of The Banana: Empires, Trade Wars and Globalization (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008) by James Wiley.  E-H Net (Economic History Net), October.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008)  Review of Labor-Management Relations in Puerto Rico During the Twentieth Century (Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2006) by Arleen Hernández-Díaz.  Bulletin of Latin American Research, Vol. 27, No. 3: 431-433.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) Review of The Birth of Big Business in the United States (Westport: Praeger, 2006) by David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten.  Business History Review, vol. 81, No. 3.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2007) Review of From Orchard to Markets: An Account on the Development of the Fruit and Vegetable Trade in the UK (London: Lockwood Press, 2005) by Peter Davies and David Hope-Mason. Business History, Vol. 47, No. 1, January: 112-113.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) Review of The European Cable Companies in South America before the First World War (Helsinki: Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 2004) by Jorma Ahvenainen, Enterprise and Society, Vol. 6, No. 2, September: 508-510.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) Review of The Sword of Damocles: The IMF, the World Bank, and US Foreign Policy in Colombia and Chile (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002) by Jon Kofas. Journal of Economic History, Vol. 63, No. 2, June: 610-612.

ENCYCLOPEDIA AND MUSEUM CATALOG CONTRIBUTIONS

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) “United Fruit Company,” in Charles Geisst (ed.), Encyclopedia of American Business History (London: Facts on File)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2004) “United Fruit Company,” in John J. McCusker (ed.), History of World Trade Since 1450 (New York: Macmillan Reference USA)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2004) “Colombia,” in Carl Skutsch (ed.), Encyclopedia of the World’s Minorities (New York: Routledge)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) “Chronologie der Geschichte des Bananenbaus und des Handels in MittelAmerika,” in Christina Bargholz, Tanz um die Banane: Handelsware und Kultobjekt (Hamburg: Museum der Arbeit/Doelling und Galitz Verlag).

(French expanded version in “Histoire de l’United Fruit Company, de la culture et du commerce de la banane,” in Christina Bargholz, Sacrée Banane! Profits et Passions (Vevey: Foundation Alimentarium, 2006)).

Contributor on United Fruit Company, The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers Project, vol. 11 (Los Angeles: University of California, 2011).