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.
Apply for the 15th Annual Doctoral Workshop!
We are now aceptiong nominations and applications for the SMS 15th Annual Doctoral Workshop that will take place in Paris on Saturday, September 22! This workshop is intended for doctoral students at the early stage of their dissertation research.
Click below to visit the workshop page and learn more!
SMS Educational Impact Award
We are pleased to announce the inauguration of the Educational Impact Award to be presented by the Strategic Management Society! This award will recognize excellence in contributing to the teaching mission in Strategic Management. Click below to learn more!
Extensions of the SMS Annual Conference in Paris
We are excited to be hosting several extensions surrounding the Annual Conference in Paris. These day-long, topical workshops will cover a variety of related themes in destinations throughout the region.
Visit the page below to learn more!
Winner of the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Award!
Click here to see a video with Rami Ramamurti about the paper "Reverse innovation, emerging markets, and global strategy" by Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti. The paper was the winner of the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Prize.
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.