Marleen Dieleman



Phone: +65 6516 3005

Postal Address:

NUS Business School,
National University of Singapore
Mochtar Riady Building, #6-51
15 Kent Ridge Drive
Singapore 119245
Personal webpage

Associate professor and associate director of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) at NUS Business School in Singapore.

Educational Background /working experience
Dr. Marleen Dieleman holds a Ph.D. from Leiden University and an M.Sc. in business administration from Rotterdam School of Management, both in The Netherlands.

Research Focus (thematic)
Marleen teaches corporate strategy and family business. Her research interests are in family businesses in emerging economies, in particular their interaction with institutions. She has published widely on these topics, including articles in academic journals, books, book chapters, cases and reports.

Research focus (geographical)
Southeast Asian family businesses, in particular in Indonesia.

Contributions to E-Publication

(Main) Publications

2012        Dieleman, Marleen & Jean Boddewyn. Using organization structure to buffer political ties in emerging markets: A case study.  Organization Studies, 33(1): 71-95.   

2011        Carney, Michael & Marleen Dieleman. Indonesia’s missing multinationals: Business groups and outward direct investment. Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 47(1): 105-126.

2011        Dieleman, Marleen. New town development in Indonesia: Renegotiating, shaping and replacing institutions. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 167(1): 60-85.

2010        Dieleman, Marleen. Shock-imprinting: External shocks and ethnic Chinese business groups in Indonesia. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27(3): 481- 502.

2010        Dieleman, Marleen; Juliette Koning & Peter Post, Eds. Chinese Indonesians and Regime Change. Brill Press, Chinese Overseas Series. ISBN 978 90 04 19121

2009        Dieleman, Marleen & Peter Post. Punctuations in emerging markets: Regime change and family firm responses. Economics and Finance in Indonesia, 57(1): 25-46.

2008        Dieleman, Marleen & Wladimir M. Sachs. Coevolution of institutions and corporations in emerging economies: How the Salim Group morphed into an institution of Suharto’s crony regime. Journal of Management Studies, 45(7): 1274-1300.

2008        Carney, Michael & Marleen Dieleman. Heroes and Villains: Ethnic Chinese family business in Southeast Asia. In Theoretical developments and future research in family business. P. Phan and J.E. Butler (eds). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press, 50-73.

2007        Dieleman, Marleen. The rhythm of strategy: A corporate biography of the Salim Group of Indonesia, Amsterdam University Press, ISBN 9789053560334.


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