Membership in the SMS

If you would like to renew your SMS membership or apply for a new 2016 membership, click here.

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We welcome any individual, who is active in the Strategic Management field, either as academic scholar or teacher, as business practitioner, or in a consulting capacity, to join the Strategic Management Society, the premier organization dedicated to the Strategic Management field, as a member.

Through regular international meetings and conferences; through three outstanding scholarly journals, the Strategic Management Journal, the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and the Global Strategy Journal; through the activities and networking provided by the Interest Groups; through the recognition of excellence provided by its awards and honors program, the Strategic Management Society was instrumental in forming the field of Strategic Management and continues to service and provide a home for professionals involved in this area. Join us and be an involved contributor to the field of Strategic Management!


  • is open to individuals actively involved in the field of Strategic Management.
  • provides ample exchange and networking opportunities with the leading minds in the field of Strategic Management.
  • allows SMS members to sign up for and actively participate in up to two of the twelve Interest Groups within the SMS and the Teaching and Research Methods Communities.
  • delivers notifications of meetings, conferences, and call for papers.
  • entitles members to preferential rates at all meetings and conferences sponsored by the SMS, as well as discounts for the SMS Book Series.
  • spans one calendar year at a time.
  • includes subscriptions to our three journals and many other membership benefits.

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A Note For Institutions

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While SMS does not have an institutional membership, there are several ways in which your firm or school can be involved.

Ways to Get Involved:

If any of these options are of interest to you, please contact the SMS Executive Office at

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