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Announcing Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Strategic Management Review

  • 1.  Announcing Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Strategic Management Review

    Posted 22 days ago

    The Strategic Management Review is pleased to announce the initial issue of our second volume.  We hope you'll find this issue interesting and provocative as you think about initiating new projects in 2021. This issue contains essays by several prominent authors on topics that are central to the field of strategic management. More specifically, the issue contains essays …

    1. Indicating how academics and practitioners prioritize the field's research questions (Saikat Chaudhuri (Wharton/Haas), Michael Leiblein (Ohio State), and Jeff Reuer (Colorado)),
    2. Reviewing multiple definitions of competitive advantage and asking how strategy scholars might select among them (Marvin Lieberman (UCLA)),
    3. Delving into the strengths and limitations of the dynamic capabilities research agenda (David Collis (Harvard) and Bharat Anand (Harvard)),
    4. Comparing Coasian and Williamsonian views of organizational economics (Per Bylund (Oklahoma State)),
    5. Suggesting how big data, data models, and a firm's information processing capacity affect organization design (Tom Steinberger (UC Irvine) and Margarethe Wiersema (UC Irvine)),
    6. Debating the implications of China's rise for the fundamental issues in strategic management (Commentaries by Peter Buckley (Leeds) and David Teece (Haas-Berkeley)),
    7. Offering perspectives from practice on frontier issues in collaborative strategy (James Bamford, Founder and Managing Director, Waterstreet Partners).

    You may download pre-print versions of these papers as well as other forthcoming papers at http://leeds-faculty.colorado.edu/jere1232/smr.html.

    The Strategic Management Review supports research on ideas that matter for the field of strategic management. The journal aims to promote integration of research that is closely connected with the field's canonical problems as defined by strategic management practice. Specifically, the SMR aims to promote insights on core questions in the strategic management field through impactful essays. These essays can take many forms, including (a) essays on the foundations of strategic management and the theoretical perspectives emanating from the field, (b) scholarly debates and exchanges regarding the application of strategic management as well as whether and how it is changing over time, (c) thought pieces dealing with managerial practice or public policy, (d) methodological primers on advances relevant for strategic management research, (e) state-of-the-art reviews or research retrospectives, and (f) forward-looking literature critiques. 

    Michael Leiblein
    The Ohio State University
    Columbus OH
    (614) 292-0071