Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop Co-Chairs

picture of Timothy Devinney Timothy Devinney University of Leeds

picture of Hussain Rammal Hussain Rammal University of Technology Sydney

picture of Elizabeth Rose Elizabeth Rose University of Otago

To see the complete version of the Doctoral Workshop Call for Applications, please download the provided PDF.

Participating Advisors

picture of Garry Bruton Garry Bruton Texas Christian University

picture of Joseph Cheng Joseph Cheng University of New South Wales

picture of Dan Lovallo Dan Lovallo University of Sydney

picture of Bo Nielsen Bo Nielsen Copenhagen Business School

picture of Mike Peng Mike Peng University of Texas at Dallas

picture of George Yip George Yip Imperial College

Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop

The Strategic Management Society is pleased to announce a Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop to be held Saturday, December 6th, preceding the SMS Special Conference in Sydney. The Workshop will be held on the campus of the University of Sydney Business School.

The workshop will be led by an international panel of senior faculty members with proven research records, who will discuss promising areas for scholarship and insights into developing a research strategy, executing and managing research, and navigating the publication process.

The Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop will contain a mixture of separate and overlapping components. The first half of the day will be focused on discussions of individual issues relating to specific needs of the participants. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their work with members of the faculty panel and other participants, in small groups. For doctoral students, discussions will focus on thesis development and moving from the thesis to a sustainable strategy of scholarship. For junior faculty, the focus will be on the development a research portfolio and managing a career to maximize success as a scholar.

The second half of the program will be combine all participants, and include two plenary panels:

Workshop Application and Admissions Process

If you would like to attend the Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop, you will need to submit an application by August 1, 2014. Your application should include the following:

For Doctoral Students, admission preference will be given to students whose thesis research is in progress. The thesis ideas should be sufficiently developed to allow for a clear presentation of the theory and research design, while still leaving room for substantial revision and development based on comments received at the workshop.

For Junior Faculty, if you are accepted for participation in the workshop, we will give you the opportunity to submit a paper in process, to be reviewed by the faculty involved as part of the discussions about your research.

Acceptance of a paper at the main Strategic Management Society conference is not required, but attendance at the conference is expected.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

The SMS Executive Office ( or the Co-Chairs (

We hope to see you in Sydney!

Workshop Timeline

August 1, 2014
Deadline for Applications
End of September, 2014
Notification of Review Committee Decisions
October 20, 2014
Deadline for Accepted Individuals to Confirm Participation
December 6, 2014
Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop
December 6-8, 2014
SMS Special Conference Sydney

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