The 12th International Strategic Management Conference, originally scheduled for July 21-23, 2016, in Podgorica, Montenegro, will now take place between the dates of October 28-30th, 2016 Friday through Sunday, in the coastal Mediterranean town of Antalya-Turkey.

International Strategic Management Conference is organized each year by the International Strategic Management and Managers Association in association with Gebze Technical University, Istanbul Technical University, and Yildiz Technical University.


This year’s conference theme, “Strategic Performance Management and Sustainability," is part of the conference’s standing agenda of forging workable solutions from the convening of scientific study and practical experience. The principal impact of strategic management on the recent and future developments in the fields of economy and business will be highlighted. Our distinguished participants will have the opportunity to present their valuable scientific contributions and to establish an international network among those who volunteer to communicate and study together in the field of strategic management.


For the past five years the conference has enjoyed the partnership of the distinguished academic publisher Elsevier. Proceedings of the 12th International Strategic Management Conference will be published on-line by Elsevier in its “Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences” publication, indexed in the Science Direct database.

Selected papers will have a chance to be published in the international journals indicated below, which are internationally refereed journals abstracted and indexed in several indexes and databases.

Conference papers to be considered for publication in one of these journals will not be submitted to the Procedia; therefore, authors who indicate their willingness to have their papers to be thus considered automatically forfeit their right to publication in the Procedia:

International Journal of Organizational Leadership

Journal of Global Strategic Management

International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management

*Journal of Economics, Finance and Accounting

*Journal of Management, Marketing and Logistics

*Research Journal of Business and Management

*Journal of Business, Economics and Finance

Papers should be submitted to strategicman@gtu.edu.tr

*Special Discount: Only half of the publication fee of the international journals listed above will be charged as an exclusive offer for the participants of the 12th International Strategic Management Conference.

Best regards,

Lütfihak Alpkan (Ph.D.)
Chairman of the Conference

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