Our organization is unique in bringing together the worlds of reflective practice and
thoughtful scholarship. The Society consists of over 3,000 members representing a
kaleidoscope of backgrounds and perspectives from more than 80 different countries.
Membership, composed of academics, business practitioners, and consultants,
focuses on the development and dissemination of insights on the strategic management
process, as well as on fostering contacts and interchange around the world.
2018 Special Conference in Sao Paulo!
Register Today for the SMS Special Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil in March, 2018! We are excited to have a number of esteemed speakers join us at this conference to discuss the theme of Strategizing New Growth Avenues in an Evolving Global Context.
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SMS Journal App!
We are excited to announce the release of an SMS Journal App! Members can access SMS Journal articles on iOS and Android devices using this new app. Visit your app store to download the app and learn more about its many features. Click here for more details about the App.
Submit Today for the SMS 38th Annual Conference Paris
You can now submit your proposal for the SMS 38th Annual Conference in Paris! The conference theme is Strategies in the Era of De-Globalization, and we are considering submissions under four theme tracks and all of the Interest Group and Community Tracks!
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SMS Educational Impact Award
We are pleased to announce the inauguration of the Educational Impact Award to be presented by the Strategic Management Society! This award will recognize excellence in contributing to the teaching mission in Strategic Management. Click below to learn more!
Interested in getting feedback on your current research?
The SMS has launched the Reading Circle to help scholars receive feedback on their current research projects. Members are able to submit a manuscript, proposal, or outline to the Initiative and we'll assign scholars to review the research. Click below to learn more about this exciting new program!
2018 SMS India Special Conference in Hyderabad
We are pleased to announce the 2018 SMS India Special Conference in Hyderabad December 15-18, 2018! Join us for this exciting conference theme, Rethinking Corporate Strategy in the Age of Paradox. Click below to learn more about this conference, including the Call for Proposals.
10th Anniversary Issue of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal!
We're excited to announce the 10th Anniversary Issue of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal! Click below to access this issue. In celebration of the anniversary, we are opening the content to the general public through the end of the year!
Winner of the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Award!
We are excited to announce the winner of the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Award is the paper, "Reverse innovation, emerging markets, and global strategy" by Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti. Click below to see a short video with Rami Ramamurti about the winning paper.
One of the primary functions of the Strategic Management Society to convene and conduct meetings and conferences for the professionals in the field of strategic management. Each conference addresses a current theme and brings together leading experts in the field from around the globe.
To learn more about our conferences, click here!
The Strategic Management Society is proud to be involved in the publication of leading journals which have been vital tools for the benefit of researchers and practitioners in the field for more than 25 years.
For more information on our journals, or other publications, click here!
The promotion and encouragement of research and scholarship is another of SMS’ primary purposes. In support of this goal, the Society operates the Strategy Research Foundation (SRF) programs to award research grants to individuals or groups identified through a competitive application and review process.
To learn more about these grants, click here!
Awards and Honors
The SMS has developed several award programs to recognize and honor those who have made significant contributions to the theory and practice of strategic management, such as emerging scholars in the field, business leaders that have demonstrated strategic leadership and innovation, and articles published that have notable impact in the field. Each of these awards is targeted toward people and research that move the study of strategic management forward.
To learn more about our awards programs, click here!
Interest Groups and Communities
The SMS Interest Groups and Communities act as a catalyst for building and disseminating new ideas in research, practice, and teaching around a set of core issues in strategic management.
To learn more about our Interest Groups and Communities, click here!
Already a member? New to the SMS? There are many ways to get involved: you can join our Interest Group or Community Leadership and plan a workshop or organize a panel session; you can organize a special conference; or you can become an editor for one of our journals or a reviewer for a conference! Explore our site to find where you'll make connections in the SMS!
We are excited to announce that the SMS has launched a new program for our membership: the SMS Reading Circle. Spear-headed by the leadership of the Corporate Strategy and Knowledge & Innovation Interest Groups, we are accepting submissions through the website for friendly review. To learn more about this initiative and how to submit, please click below.