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.
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!
2020 SMS Award & Honors
SMS Awards and Honors recognize people and research that advance the study and practice of strategic management. The deadline to submit your nominations is March 31.
Engagement Webinar: Men and Women in Academia
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5pm Oslo/ 11am Eastern / 10am Central/ 8am Pacific
Our second panel in our member-exclusive Engagement Webinar series on May 19, 2020, at 11am Eastern. Our distinguished panelists will discuss the theme “Men and Women in Academia,” moderated by Ruth Aguilera and Rebecca Kehoe. Registration is now available!
Thanks for Your Submissions!
Thanks to all who submitted to the SMS 40th Annual Conference in London! We look forward to reviewing your proposals. Click below for more SMS London information and a timeline of important dates and deadlines.
E&S Insights Webinar: Hierarchy in Organizations: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
The E&S Insights Series seeks to bring together entrepreneurship scholars who can share teaching or research advice and experiences with our members. In the second webinar in this series, Phanish Puranam (author of The Microstructure of Organizations, Oxford University Press, 2018) overviews some of his past and ongoing research on organizational hierarchies, and summarizes what we know and what remains to be learned.
Webinar on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
11:00pm SGT/ 5:00pm CET/ 4:00pm GMT/ 11:00am Eastern / 8:00am Pacific
Register Here on Zoom
2020 SMS Membership is Available
The Strategic Management Society is a membership-based organization. All the activities within SMS target the development and delivery of engagement and networking opportunities for members of the Society. By joining the Strategic Management Society as a member, you not only help further this mission but also receive exclusive membership benefits. Join our membership for 2020 today by clicking below.
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!