The award is conferred in recognition of significant and enduring service that made an outstanding and distinguished contribution to the Strategic Management Society and its members.
The following leaders of SMS activities will be invited each year to make nominations to Awards and Honors Committee:
Recipients of the SMS Service Award will be determined by a majority vote of the SMS Board of Directors.
Steven W. Floyd is the Isenberg Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts – Amherst. His research focuses on the strategy development process, and much of it takes a middle management perspective on how strategy forms. Professor Floyd’s work has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, among others. He is a former General Editor of the Journal of Management Studies and Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal. Within SMS, his 25 years of service include: co-chairing the 24th International Conference; organizing and helping others to develop Special Conferences; and serving in the founding leadership team of the Strategy Process IG. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2008 and later appointed the Society’s Treasurer for two three-year terms. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and Journal of Management Studies.
The SMS will present the Service Award to Steven Floyd at the 38th Annual SMS Conference in Paris during the Awards Luncheon held on Tuesday, September 25th.