Registering for Membership
SMS membership spans one calendar year and begins on January 1st of the year of membership. If you enroll in membership after January 1st, you become an active member once you have completed payment for your membership dues. You will then have online access to members-only registration rates, Member Circle, and all current and archived issues of the SMJ, SEJ and GSJ.
For example, 2050 membership is active from January 1, 2050 to December 31, 2050. If you enrolled and completed payment on March 1, 2050 you will have access to all member benefits starting on March 1, 2050.
SMS membership spans one calendar year and ends on December 31st of the membership year regardless of the date the membership was purchased.
Yes, you can. When registering or renewing your SMS membership, click on the yellow "Non-Renewing" drop down box found at the top of your checkout page, and select "Configure Auto-Renew Frequency." This will open a pop-up window in which you can select or add a stored payment method. Click save when you are finished. The drop down will now be green and say "Auto-Renewing."
SMS membership spans one calendar year and begins on January 1st of the year of membership. Check if your membership registration is for the current year or for an upcoming year. Please also check if payment has been completed for your membership registration.
SMS membership purchases are non-refundable. Please check all terms, benefits, policies, and reimbursement eligibility for your institution prior to making your membership purchase. If you made an error when completing your membership purchase, please contact the SMS Office immediately, or within five business days of purchase.
Individuals may hold SMS student membership for up to 5 years. If you have already been a student member for 5 years, then your 6th year will be as a regular member. Please note that these 5 years do not need to be consecutive. If you have not been a student member for 5 years and are not able to register as a student, please contact the SMS Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact the SMS Office to confirm you have been a member of the SMS for at least 10 years. Please keep in mind you must be at least 65 years old.
While SMS does not offer institutional membership, there are several ways in which your firm or school can be involved.
- Propose and plan a special conference
- Organize a conference extension
- Sponsor a member engagement event or an activity at one of our conferences
If any of these options are of interest to you, please contact the SMS Office at email@example.com.
If you require a PDF of your paid invoice after completing payment, you can access your invoice online by signing into your SMS account, navigating to "My Orders" (in the menu on the left), and clicking the "Create a Receipt" button for the order you would like a receipt for.
From the date your membership becomes active.
Your membership includes online journal access to current and archived issues of the Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Global Strategy Journal.
SMS Journals are published in partnership with Wiley, and articles can be found in the Wiley Online Library here.
If you are unable to access the online journal articles please make sure that you are first logged into your SMS account.
Our publishing partner, Wiley, offers a print-on-demand subscriptions for each SMS Journal. SMS Members interested in this arrangement will purchase print journals through Wiley and receive a discounted rate.
As a reminder, online access to all three SMS Journal remains a member benefit.
Articles can be found in the Wiley Online Library. You will need to be logged in to your SMS member account to access this link.)
Participating in SMS
There are many opportunities to be involved with the Strategic Management Society as a member. Below are some ideas, however this list is by no means exhaustive:
- Visit our member-exclusive online community--the SMS Member Circle, interact with us on social media, or attend a webinar
- Attend an SMS conference, submit a research proposal, or become a conference reviewer
- Attend Interest Group & Community events, subscribe to Interest Group & Community Circles on Member Circle, and keep an eye out for other activities being developed by Interest Groups & Communities
- Submit research to an SMS journal, join a journal editorial review board, or keep up to date on the latest journal issues with your online journal access
- Nominate or apply for grant funding, SMS Awards, or volunteer leadership positions
Join the SMS member Circle, check for opportunities organized by the Interest Groups & Communities, attend the Annual Conference, or find a volunteer opportunity such as reviewing for a conference.
Visit the Member Circle page, or log into your SMS account and click on the "Member Circle" menu item on the left of your screen. The SMS Member Circle is a members-only online community to collaborate and network within SMS! This is a space for SMS members to generate discussion, promote programs and calls for proposals, and advance the field through collaboration.
You can find more information on our Webinar Page.
Most events require prior registration. To register, log into your SMS account. Click on "Upcoming SMS Events," and select your preferred webinar. Complete the registration process and payment if you are not a current SMS member. When you have finished the registration process, you will receive an email with the webinar access link.
Visit our Interest Groups & Communities page to learn more.
Interest Groups & Communities
Yes, two Interest Groups are included with your SMS membership, and you can add additional Interest Groups for a fee of $12 each. Learn more about the SMS Interest Groups & Communities here.
Interest Group or Community enrollment can be changed only when renewing your SMS membership. IG&C membership cannot be changed outside of membership enrollment, but additional IG&Cs can be added at any time for a $12 fee. Learn more about the SMS Interest Groups & Communities here.
Please note that any additional Interest Groups beyond the two included in your SMS membership require a $12 fee.
Log into your SMS account and navigate to "my Committees" in the left hand menu. On this page, you will see a list of your past, present, and future interest groups and communities. Click on the blue button that reads “add an interest group to your current membership.” Select the interest group or community you would like to add from the drop-down list. When you are finished, you will be directed to a page where you can review the additional interest group(s) and complete the checkout process (please keep in mind that each additional interest group is $12).