Founded in 2011, Global Strategy Journal is the leading journal on global strategic management research. It aims to shape the direction of conversations on the interaction between the global context and the strategy and strategic management of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. The global strategic management domain encompasses the strategic management, organization, and success of multinational organizations; the bidirectional interaction of the global business environment and organizational strategies; comparative strategies in different national settings; and the comparative effect of regional and national contexts on the strategies of domestic and multinational organizations. It publishes double-blind reviewed and invited papers that offer innovative theoretical perspectives or provide tests of empirical relationships based on quantitative or qualitative analyses.
The latest special issue of the GSJ is Political Connections in Global Strategy (Volume 8, Issue 3), from Guest Editors Lin Cui, Helen Wei Hu, Sali Li, and Klaus E. Meyer. For online journal access, click the link above.
GSJ is targeted at publishing the most influential global strategy research in the world.
In 2016, GSJ had an impact factor of 2 and a ranking of 84/193.
JCR article influence score of 2.1 in 2016, as well as 5-year impact factor of 5.67
During the journal’s first four years, from late 2010 through the end of 2014, almost 700 unique scholars based in more than 50 countries submitted articles to GSJ.
Global Strategy Journal Paper Development Workshop
The Global Strategy Journal will offer a Paper Development Workshop (PDW) in connection with the AIB Annual Meeting in Copenhagen on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Co-Editors and Associate Editors will provide developmental feedback to authors on their current papers and research projects. The submission deadine for prospective participants is February 10, 2019. For more information, please download the Call for Papers.
EIBA Conference Best Global Strategy Paper
At the 2018 EIBA Conference in Poznań, Poland, the Global Strategy Journal presented the prize for the best global strategy paper. The winning paper is entitled "Global market integration, strategy orientation, and foreign subsidiary divestment" by Rene Belderbos, Federico De Michiel, Leo Sleuwagen, and Shubin Wu. Leo Sleuwagen of KU Leuwen, Belgium accepted the award on behalf of the authors.
2018 GSJ Best Paper Prize
Congratulations to the recipient of the GSJ Best Paper Prize, Jean-Francois Hennart, for his paper "Emerging Market Multinationals and the Theory of the Multinational Enterprise" which was published in August 2012.
GSJ Special Issue - Call for Papers
GSJ will be accepting submissions to a Special Issue on "Institutions and Entrepreneurship" from August 15, 2019 to August 31, 2019. Read more about this Special Issue and download the Call for Papers.
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.
Beware of Forged Acceptance Letters
The Global Strategy Journal does not charge an acceptance fee for papers. Any letter that appears to be from a Co-Editor of an SMS journal promising a manuscript's acceptance in exchange for money has been forged. All legitimate correspondence related to the review and acceptance of the paper will reference the manuscript number assigned by the submission system, ScholarOne.
Winner of the 2018 GSJ Best Paper Prize!
In this video, Global Strategy Journal 2018 Best Paper Prize recipient Jean François Hennart discusses his winning paper, "Emerging Market Multinationals and the Theory of the Multinational Enterprise," with GSJ Co-Editor Torben Pederson.
GSJ Video Abstract by Robin Pesch and Ricarda B. Bouncken: How to Achieve Benefits from Diversity in International Alliances?
Published July 5, 2017
GSJ Video Abstract by Liangding Jia, Sali Li, Steve Tallman and Yaqin Zheng: Catch-up via agglomeration: A study of township clusters.
Published March 13, 2017
GSJ Video Abstract - Fainshmidt, Smith and Judge
Published May 12, 2016
2017 GSJ Best Paper Prize Award Winner
Click here to see a video about the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Prize award winner, "Reverse innovation, emerging markets, and global strategy" by Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti.