Strategy Breakout Session: Understanding the Field. Laquita C. Blockson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Saint Leo University The PhD Project Conference November 16, 2012. Definition of Strategic Management.
Laquita C. Blockson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Saint Leo University
The PhD Project Conference
November 16, 2012
Source: Thompson & Strickland, 1992
Strategy is an integrative field
Source: Academy of Management (Business Policy& Strategy division domain statement)
Human Resource Management
OUTSIDE BUSINESS SCHOOLS
Computer Science/ Information Science
Public Policy/Law/ Political Science
Philosophy/Philosophy of Science
Health Management/ Public Health
Environmental/Natural/ Hard SciencesInterrelated areas/disciplines within and outside business schools
These are the key/top-tier journals in the Strategy field:
Strategy scholars also publish in a variety of journals outside the Strategy field, such as…
*Practitioner journals that, while prestigious, do not meet publishing requirements for tenure at some schools
These journals, while not top-tier, may help provide you ideas for research topics:
and many more….
The Academy of Management is the oldest, largest and leading professional association for scholars (i.e., professors; doctoral students and other management professionals) dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations.
Through the Management Doctoral Students Association (administered by The PhD Project), underrepresented minority doctoral students and alumni faculty members provide invaluable support, encouragement and insight to each other.