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Workshop Chair

picture of Ronaldo Parente
Ronaldo Parente

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact Ronaldo Parente at the above email addresses.

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

Apply to the Workshop

You can submit your application online. Click here for more information.

Senior Faculty & Panellists

picture of Jay Barney Jay Barney University of Utah

picture of Robert Hoskisson Robert Hoskisson Rice University

picture of Ronaldo Parente Ronaldo Parente Florida International University

picture of Stephen B Tallman Stephen B Tallman University of Richmond

picture of Margarethe Wiersema Margarethe Wiersema University of California, Irvine

Doctoral Workshop
March 19, 2015

The Strategic Management Society (SMS) is pleased to announce that a Doctoral Workshop will be held on March 19, 2015, preceding the SMS Special Conference in Santiago, Chile.

We invite advanced doctoral students in strategy, organization theory, organization behaviour, international business, human resources, supply chain and other management related areas to apply. The workshop is targeted towards doctoral students interested in the management field and related areas from Latin America and also from other parts of the world. It will also include a session with journal editors, which is also open to faculty members and other participants of the SMS Special Conference.

The format of the workshop will be a combination of presentation, PDW and interactive sections. Our tentative agenda is:

Workshop Schedule

08:30 - 10:00
Scholar Presentations: "How to Publish in Peer Review Journals" – Bob Hoskisson

"Online and Technology in Higher Education: Trends and Implications for your Career" - Ronaldo Parente
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00
Interactive Session Part A: Discussions with faculty and other students to develop your current research project
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch Break
13:00 - 15:00
Interactive Session Part B: Discussions with faculty and other students to develop your current research project
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:30
Meet the Editors Session (open to all participants of the Conference)
Bob Hoskisson & Margarethe Wiersema from SMJ, Jay Barney (SEJ), and Steve Tallman (GSJ), representing the SMS journals.

The main objective of the SMS Santiago 2015 Doctoral Workshop is to provide a supportive setting where participants can meet with journal editors, learn about the publication process, understand how to build a successful academic career, receive direct advice on their research project from experience scholars in the field, and broaden their academic network with senior faculty as well as other current doctoral students.


Each doctoral student proposal should submit the following documents:

Proposals must be submitted to the SMS Special Conference Santiago website by October 31, 2014. We will give preference to proposals that offer a clear research question, a coherent and concise preliminary review of the literature and theory propositions, as well as preliminary ideas about the methodology and (expected) results.

SMS Special Conference Santiago Doctoral Workshop Timeline

October 31, 2014
Submission Deadline for Application
December 15, 2014
Accepted Participants Notified
January 5, 2015
Deadline for Accepted Individuals to Confirm Participation
March 19th, 2015
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