SIG: Strategy

About the SIG: 

Welcome to the Strategy SIG page. 

This year 2019-20, we are keen to strengthen our membership, maintain a great programme of exciting future events and develop the capacity of PhD and early / mid-career researchers. 
If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Inge Hill

Follow us on Twitter @BAMstrategysig.

The SIG aims to cover a broad spectrum of issues concerned with the development and implementation of strategy in organisations in urban and rural areas. The list below represents some of the main themes in strategic management research today; we do not limit ourselves to the themes listed, but remain open to new ideas as they emerge. We have two tracks at the annual BAM conference: General Strategy and Strategy-as-Practice.

•             Competitive Strategy

•             Cooperative Strategies

•             Corporate Strategy

•             Global Strategy

•             Strategy Human Capital

•             Knowledge and Innovation

•             Small Business Strategy

•             Operations Strategy

•             Strategic Management and Process

•             Stakeholder Strategy

•             Non-market and Emergent Strategy

•             Strategy as Practice

•             Strategic Leadership and Governance

•             Teaching Strategy

•             Strategic Foresight

•             Strategy, Neuroscience and Cognition


  • Build researcher capacity.

  • Provide a forum for discussion on the topic of strategy within the wider BAM community

  • Enable members to keep in touch with the contemporary debates on the topic of strategy

  • Publicise opportunities, events and knowledge about strategy.


SIG Events 2019-2020:

SIG Committee Members: 

SIG Chair - Dr Inge Hill, Royal Agricultural University,

Vice Chair - Dr James Johnston, University of the West of Scotland,

Secretary - Dr Muhammad Amjad, Salford University,

Treasurer - Dr Charles Thornton, Plymouth University, 

General Strategy Co-Track Chairs - Dr Anna John, Open University,; Dr. Charles Thornton,  Plymouth University,, Jacqueline Hiddlestone-Mumford,

Strategy-as-practice Track Chair - Dr. Muhammad Amjad, Salford University, 

Newsletter - Oladunni Omebere-Iyari, Manchester University

Website and social media - Dr. Inge Hill, Royal Agricultural University,

Membership secretary - Lesley Martin, Glasgow Caledonian University

Teaching strategy - Dr. Alan Tait, Portsmouth University,

PhD representatives - Ibrat Djabbarov, Cranfield University; Patricia Afful-Kwaw, Aston University