Distinguished Professor of Management R. Duane Ireland, Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership, has recently been named a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society. Election to the Fellows group recognizes and honors members of the society who have made significant contributions to the theory and practice of strategic management.

R. Duane Ireland

This is an added achievement to his already lengthy list, which includes a leadership position with the Academy of Management. He is also the current editor of the Academy of Management Journal. For Ireland’s bio and links to his research, click here.

“This recognition is a fitting tribute to Duane’s years of contribution to the field of management as a scholar, teacher, and leader,” says Bala Shetty, executive associate dean and Letbetter Chair in Business. “We are very fortunate to have someone of his caliber in Mays Business School. Not only he is an accomplished scholar and teacher, he is also a fine individual.”

The Strategic Management Society consists of more than 2,500 members from 60+ countries. Composed of academics, business practitioners, and consultants, the group focuses on the development and dissemination of insights on the strategic management process, as well as on fostering global networking.

Currently, the society has 51 Fellows, including one other Mays faculty member, Distinguished Professor Michael Hitt, Joe B. Foster ’56 Chair in Business Leadership. Hitt is also on the board of directors of the society.