The SMS is pleased to announce that a Doctoral Workshop will be held on December 14, 2017, preceding the SMS Special Conference in Costa Rica.

The main objectives of the workshop are to provide a supportive setting where participants can meet with journal editors, learn about the publication process, understand how to prepare for a professional career in academia, receive advice on their research projects from experienced scholars in the field, and broaden their academic network with senior faculty and other doctoral students.

In order to apply, please upload one PDF file that includes the following elements:

1) A CV that includes full contact information.

2) A brief research proposal (three-page maximum, single-spaced) based on your dissertation, which describes your research topic/focus, the research gap and specific research questions you are addressing, your key theoretical argument(s), the primary methodological approaches you are using, and any preliminary results, if available. Proposals will be circulated among faculty members prior to the event.

3) A signed recommendation letter from your main supervisor. The letter should include the stage of your dissertation work and the expected completion date.

To submit your application for this workshop, please click here:

The submission deadline is July 15, 2017

Workshop co-chairs:

Santiago Mingo (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, [log in to unmask]om)

Louis Mulotte (Tilburg University,

Doctoral Workshop Timeline

July 15, 2017: Submission deadline for applications

Late-July, 2017: Applicants notified of decisions

August 2, 2017: Last day for early conference registration

Santiago Mingo
Associate Professor of Business Administration
School of Business
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
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