The Strategic Management Journal (SMJ), founded in 1980, is the world’s leading mass impact journal for research in strategic management. The SMJ publishes papers that are selected through a rigorous double-blind review process.
SMJ is the world’s leading mass impact journal for research in strategic management.
In 2017, scholars in academic journals cited SMJ articles 30,774 times – #4/140 in the "Management" list; #3/208 in the "Business" list.
In 2017, across six key JCR scales (total citations; 2-year impact factor; 5-year impact factor, immediacy index; Eigenfactor score; article influence score), SMJ had median ranking of #8/140 in the "Management" list and #7/208 in the "Business" list; listed as a "4*" journal ("world elite journal") in 2015 by the Association of Business Schools (UK).
During 2017, 2,848 different scholars based in 75 countries submitted articles to SMJ.
SMJ Video Abstract by Donal Crilly
Time and Space in Strategy Discourse: Implications for Intertemporal Choice
Published December 6, 2017
2017 Best Paper Prize
Congratulations to David C. Mowery, Joanne E. Oxley and Brian S. Silverman, recipients of the 2017 Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Prize. Their paper, "Strategic Alliances and Interfirm Knowledge Transfer" was published in Winter 1996.
SMJ Video Abstract by Ruxi Wang, Frank Wijen and Pursey Heugens
Government's Green Grip: State Influence on Corporate Enbironmental Actions in China
Published November 22, 2017
SMJ Video Abstract by Matthias Wenzel and Jochen Koch
SMS Journal App!
We are excited to announce the release of an SMS Journal App! Members can access SMS Journal articles on iOS and Android devices using this new app. Visit your app store to download the app and learn more about its many features. Click here for more details about the App.
SMJ Video Abstract by Dorobantu & Odziemkowska: Valuing Stakeholder Governance
Published August 16, 2017
ISA gives SMJ article an Award!
We are excited to announce that the SMJ article, "Entry Timing and Innovation Strategy in Feature Phones” by Ronald Klingebiel and John Joseph published in Volume 37, Issue 6, in June 2016 is the winner of the 2016 Best Industry Studies Paper Award!
SMJ Special Issues
The SMJ is seeking submissions for 3 upcoming Special Issues!