Special Issue Policy and Procedures

Resource Allocation and Strategic Management

Submission Window: May 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022 

Resource allocation is a fundamental element of strategic management – whether at the corporate level, business level, or functional level; whether in an established firm or a new firm; whether in the context of a defined competitive environment or an emerging one. Despite its importance, the topic is remarkably understudied. Even when it is examined, resource allocation is often in the background of studies on other strategy topics, or invoked in a general sense, but not the focus of articles. Treating resource allocation as a background feature both underplays its importance and impedes learning about this critical management function. Treating resource allocation in broad terms oversimplifies the specific choices facing managers.  

Guest Editors

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Dan Lovallo
University of Sydney
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Catherine Maritan
Syracuse University
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Brian Wu
University of Michigan

SMJ Advising Editor

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Brian Silverman
University of Toronto