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.

SMS Webinars

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 live 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

NOVEMBER 1-30, 2022
Elections for SMS Leadership
2022 SRF Grant Recipients Announced
FEBRUARY 20, 2023
Annual Conference Submission Deadline
APRIL 3, 2023
Submissions due for SEJ “Business Model Innovation Design” SI
APRIL 15, 2023
Deadline for SMS Award Nominations
JULY 9, 2023
Submissions due for SEJ “Behavioral Theories” SI
Submissions due for SEJ “Entrepreneurial Decisions in the Digital Age" SI
SEPT. 30 - OCT. 3, 2023
SMS 43rd Annual Conference

2022 Election Results

New SMS President-Elect!

We are excited to annouce that the SMS community has voted Myles Shaver into the position of President-Elect! 

See below for our newly elected Directors-At-Large.

Follow this link to view the results of the election for Interest Group and Community Leadership.

Thank you to the SMS community for participating in this election, and congratulations to all newly elected Leadership!


Newly Elected Directors-At-Large

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Sekou Bermiss
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Samina Karim
Northeastern University
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Riitta Katila
Stanford University

SMS News

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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.

RRBM Partner

SMS has become an official partner of Responsible Research for Business and Management (RRBM). SMS will join a global network of leading scholars, business schools, associations, and journals advocating for credible and useful research in the business and management disciplines.

IFSAM Member

SMS has officially joined IFSAM, the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management. IFSAM membership presents SMS with the opportunity to connect and exchange best practices with other academic management associations around the world, for the purpose of advancing business and management research, teaching, and practice everywhere.