The Behavioral Strategy Interest Group sponsors research that applies related behavioral and social science disciplines to strategic management theory and practices. We promote disciplinary and interdisciplinary research grounded in realistic assumptions about human motivation, cognition, emotion, decision making, social interactions, networks, culture, and organizational systems. We welcome research using diverse quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
Topic areas of research include:
We welcome new members! Behavioral Strategy is one of the quickest growing IG’s. Joining the Behavioral Strategy is a great opportunity to meet scholars from more than 50 countries around the world who share your research and education interests. We offer a great opportunity to network at our social events and share your ideas in a collaborative and supportive environment during the SMS conference.
Sucheta Nadkarni Award for Outstanding Publication on Women Executive Leadership
The Behavioral Strategy and Strategic Leadership & Governance Interest Groups are pleased to support the annual Sucheta Nadkarni Award for Outstanding Publication on Women Executive Leadership. We are grateful to Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge for sponsoring this award in memory of our friend and colleague Sucheta Nadkarni (1967-2019). The award recognizes a refereed journal publication with potential to significantly impact our understanding of women executive leadership.
Check out the revised domain statement of the Behavioral Strategy IG!
During the Business Meeting in Minneapolis, Behavioral Strategy IG Chair Willie Ocasio announced the results of a membership survey aimed at revising the domain statement of the Behavioral Strategy IG. See Willie discussing this important change by clicking on the picture.
The Behavioral Strategy IG is excited to share the new domain statement of the IG. Chair Willie Ocasio announced the new statement in the Business Meeting at the 2019 SMS Annual Conference in Minneapolis.
Congratulations to the Winners of the 2021 Behavioral Strategy Best Paper Awards!
During the 2021 Behavioral Strategy IG Business Meeting, we announced the winners of the 2021 Behavioral Strategy Awards. This year, 4 proposals were awarded in recognition of their effort at conducting interesting, robust, and relevant work in our field. Please join us in congratulating the winners:
Behavioral Strategy IG Best Paper Award Winner
"Does Social Interaction Hurt Search by Groups? Evidence from Kaggle"
Marco Minervini, INSEAD
Tianyu He, INSEAD
Phanish Puranam, INSEAD
Behavioral Strategy IG Best Paper Award Runner Up
"The Variance of Variance"
Chengwei Liu, ESMT Berlin
Chia-Jung Tsay, University College London
Behavioral Strategy IG Best PhD Paper Award Winner
"CEO Cognitive Complexity, Cognitive Flexibility, and Strategic Change: The Moderating Role of CEO Tenure"
Philipp Benedikt Becker, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Behavioral Strategy IG Most Novel Paper Award Winner
"The Effect of Organizational Aggregation Structures On Individuals’ Voting Behavior: An Experimental Investigation""Henning Piezunka, INSEAD
Oliver Schilke, University of Arizona