Welcome to the
Strategic Management Society!

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.

Member Engagement

Throughout the year, SMS provides numerous opportunities for members to engage with others in the strategic management field.

One of our most recent – and most popular -- initiatives are the multiple Member Engagement webinar series. In a calendar year, SMS hosts 30+ such events for members, covering a broad range of topics. For a full calendar of upcoming events and to see examples of past sessions, click below!

SMS Dates

FEBRUARY 5, 2021
Submission Deadline for SEJ "Reframing Social Entrepreneurship Research: Embracing a Strategic Perspective" Special Issue
FEBRUARY 24, 2021
Submission Deadline for SMS 41st Annual Conference
JULY 1, 2021
Submission Deadline for SEJ "Leading the Digital Transformation of Incumbent Firms" Special Issue
Submission Deadline for SEJ "Environmental Change, Strategic Entrepreneurial Action, and Success" Special Issue
SEPTEMBER 18-21, 2021
SMS 41st Annual Conference

SMS News

2020 Election Results

We are excited to share the results from this year's elections for SMS Leadership!

Elections were open from November 2 to December 1 for SMS Members to cast their votes for members of the Board of Directors and leaders of the Interest Groups & Communities.

In January, we will welcome Yan Anthea Zhang as the new President-Elect, and welcome Gwendolyn Lee, Aseem Kaul, and Paul Mang as Directors-at-Large. 

We also look forward to welcoming the newly elected Associate Program Chairs and Representatives-at-Large from our Interest Groups and Communities. Click below to view these results!

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Yan Anthea Zhang
Rice University
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Gwendolyn Lee
University of Florida
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Aseem Kaul
University of Minnesota
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Paul Mang
Guidewire Software

What We Do

Contact Us

SMS Executive Office
134 N LaSalle St
Suite 1005
Chicago IL 60602

Phone: +1 312 492 6224
Fax: +1 312 492 6223


Get Involved!

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!

Become a Member!

We happily welcome new members to the Society! For more information on the benefits of membership and how to join, please click here.

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Media Innovations

Visit the Media Innovations page to join the strategy community in conversations on social media, access VSIs, watch video abstracts, and more!