The Strategic Management Society is pleased to announce a Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop to be held Saturday, December 10th, preceding the SMS Special Conference in Hong Kong. The Workshop will be held on the campus of the CUHK Business School. The workshop will be led by an international panel of senior faculty members with proven research records, who will discuss promising areas for scholarship and insights into developing a research strategy, executing and managing research, and navigating the publication process.
The Workshop will contain a mixture of separate and overlapping components:
The first half of the day will be focused on discussions of individual issues relating to specific needs of the participants. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their work with members of the faculty panel and other participants, in small groups. For doctoral students, discussions will focus on thesis development and moving from the thesis to a sustainable strategy of scholarship. For junior faculty members, the focus will be on the development a research portfolio and managing a career to maximize success as a scholar.
The second half of the program will combine all participants, and include two plenary panels:
If you would like to attend the Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop, you will need to submit an application by August 15, 2016. Your application should be one file and include the following:
For All Applicants:
For Doctoral Students:
For Junior Faculty:
For Doctoral Students, admission preference will be given to students whose thesis research is in progress. The thesis ideas should be sufficiently developed to allow for a clear presentation of the theory and research design, while still leaving room for substantial revision and development based on comments received at the workshop.
For Junior Faculty, if you are accepted for participation in the workshop, we will give you the opportunity to submit a paper in process, to be reviewed by the faculty involved as part of the discussions about your research.
Acceptance of a proposal at the SMS Special Conference is not required, but attendance at the Conference is expected. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the SMS Executive Office or the Directors.