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.
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.
SMS 38th Annual Conference Paris
We are delighted to announce the SMS 38th Annual Conference in Paris! The conference theme is Strategies in the Era of De-Globalization!
Click below to learn more or visit the conference website at paris.strategicmanagement.net
Welcome to the new Web Design of the SMS!
We have been upgrading our website to provide a more user-friendly interface for you to access all of our web-based content. Please check out the new 'myProfile' page to see your information. We hope you enjoy the new layout!
For any questions, please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about our Interest Group and Community Workshops Preceding the Annual Conference in Houston!
We are proud to be hosting 13 Interest Group and Community Workshops on Saturday, October 28th, preceding the SMS 38th Annual Conference in Houston! These workshops will be held at the Hilton Americas-Houston prior to the start of the official start of the program.
2018 SMS Special Conference in Oslo!
We are excited to announce that the submission system for the SMS Special Conference in Oslo is open! Submit your proposals on Sharing Strategies for the Connected World today! Click below to read the full Call for Proposals and submit your research before November 27, 2017!
Register Now to Join Us in Houston!
The conference schedule is now available! Click here to view the sessions and activities we have lined up for the 38th Annual Conferencein Houston!
We look forward to seeing you in Houston! Register now to reserve your spot in the program!
Success at the 2017 IACMENA Workshop!
We are proud of the recent success at the 2nd SMS IACMENA Workshop that took place in April at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France! Junior Faculty, along with Senior Scholars, from throughout the MENA region met to collaborate on previous and new research projects. Click below to learn about the workshop and resulting research projects.
2018 Special Conference in Sao Paulo!
We are excited to announce that the SMS will be co-hosting a special conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil in March, 2018! Click below to learn more about this conference and read the call for proposals.
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!
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.