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.

Member Engagement

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 the multiple Member Engagement 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

JUNE 15-18, 2022
SMS Special Conference in Milan
JUNE 30, 2022
Submission Deadline for SMJ "Resource Allocation and Strategic Management" Special Issue
SEPTEMBER 17-20, 2022
SMS 42nd Annual Conference

Media Innovations

Visit the Media Innovations page to join the strategy community in conversations on social media, access VSIs, watch video abstracts, and more!

SMS News

2021 Election Results

We are excited to share the results from this year's elections for SMS Leadership!

Elections were open for the month of November for SMS Members to cast their votes for members of the Board of Directors and leaders of the Interest Groups & Communities.

In January, we will welcome Rodolphe Durand and Constance Helfat as Directors-at-Large for three-year terms. Additionally, George Stalk will return to the Board as an appointed Director-at-Large for another three-year term to continue to strengthen SMS’s connection across the academic, business, and consultant communities.

We also look forward to welcoming the newly elected Associate Program Chairs and Representatives-at-Large from our Interest Groups and Communities. Click below to view these results!

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Constance Helfat
Dartmouth College
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George Stalk Jr
Boston Consulting Group

Newly Appointed SMS Treasurer!

Additionally, we are happy to announce that the SMS Board of Directors has appointed Craig Crossland as the next Treasurer for SMS! 

The Board Treasurer is an executive and voting member of the SMS Board of Directors and is appointed in a manner consistent with the bylaws. Craig has been appointed for a three-year term, from July 1st, 2022 to June 30th, 2025. Craig will be responsible for offering guidance to the SMS Executive Office to ensure good fiscal planning, decision-making, and oversight at a governance level.

We appreciate the dedication that Tomi Laamanen, the current SMS Board Treasurer, has brought to the role for the past five years. His commitment to SMS has helped us to maintain a strong financial position for the Society.

What We Do

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.

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