Amanda Sargent

Teaching Interests

Organizational Behavior
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Leadership

Research Interests

Gendered and intersectional experiences in the workplace
Policies, processes, and practices that create, perpetuate, or dismantle inequality in organizations
Leader Behaviors

Bio

Amanda C. Sargent, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Bentley. She earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Science and a Master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She also holds a Master's degree in Counseling from Marymount University and is a certified Job and Career Development Coach (JCDC). Her work can be found in publications such as Human Resource Management Review, Gender & Society, Human Performance, and Sociological Compass.

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management 2022 - Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2023, Reviewer of the Year, Journal of Business and Psychology
  • 2023, Best Paper - DEI Track, Academy of Management DEI Division
  • 2023, Dorothy Harlow/McGraw Hill Best Paper Award Nomination, Academy of Management DEI Division
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Toth, A. A., Dunn, A. M., Shanock, L. G., Sargent, A., Kavanaugh, K. K., Udomsirirat, V., Leonard, S. (2022). You being new is hard on me too: Considering the veteran employee’s perspective on newcomer socialization. Human Performance.
  • Sargent, A., Shanock, L. G., Banks, G. C., Yavorsky, J. E. (2021). How gender matters: A conceptual and process model of family-supportive supervisor behaviors. Human Resource Management Review.
  • Yavorsky, J. E., Qian, Y., Sargent, A. (2021). The gendered pandemic: The implications of COVID-19 for work and family. Sociological Compass.
  • Sargent, A., Yavorsky, J. E., Sandoval, R. G. (2021). Organizational logic in coworking spaces: Inequality regimes in the new economy. Gender & Society.
  • Banks, G. C., Gooty, J., McBride, A., Sargent, A., Stock, G. (). Leader emergence for women: A test of charismatic and ethical leadership behaviors. The Leadership Quarterly. Forthcoming.

    Books


  • Sargent, A. (). Status Characteristics and Status Characteristics Theory. Springer Forthcoming.

  • Presentations

  • Jason, K., Sargent, A., Payne, J. (2023). “How Workplace Conditions Affect Older Black and Hispanic Workers Impacted by COVID-19” Presented at the American Psychological Association Work, Stress, and Health Conference Miami, FL
  • Sargent, A., Daniel, V., Shanock, L. (2023). “Putting the Behaviors into Family-Supportive Supervision: The Development of a Behavioral Typology” Presented at theAcademy of Management Annual Conference Boston, MA
  • Sargent, A., Cruz, M., Cooper, E., Bowes-Sperry, L., Yadav, M., Schneider, N., Zhu, X. (2023). “Transforming our Teaching: Integrating DEI into the Business Core” Presented at theAcademy of Management Annual Conference Boston, MA
  • Daniel, V., Sargent, A. C., Shanock, L. (2023). “Putting the Behaviors into Family-Supportive Supervision: The Development of a Behavioral Typology” Presented at the Bentley University Bentley's Annual Research Showcase
  • Sargent, A. C. (2023). “Intersectional Status Beliefs Transfer in Employee Referral Programs” Presented at the Bentley University Annual MLK Breakfast
  • Sargent, A. C. (2022). “Intersectional Status Beliefs Transfer in Employee Referral Programs” Presented at the Bentley University Bentley's Annual Research Showcase
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Point person supporting Dr. Stewart for DEI Workshop for MG 116/GB 215 2022 - Present
  • MG 116 DEI Curriculum Committee 2022 - Present
  • MG 116 Teaching Team 2022 - Present
  • Task Force Member for MG 116 Text Book Task Force 2022 - 2023
  • University Service


  • Guest Speaker for Undergraduate Admissions 2023 - Present
  • Committee Member for Honors Council 2023 - Present
  • Guest Speaker for Undergraduate Admissions 2023 - Present
  • Guest Speaker for Gloria Cordes Center for Women in Business 2023 - Present
  • Mentor (Faculty) for Delta Sigma Pi 2022 - Present
  • Guest Speaker for Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - 2024
  • Guest Speaker for Office of Undergraduate Admissions - 2024
  • Guest Speaker for Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2023 - 2023
  • Faculty Representative - Organizational Behavior for PHD Project Networking Dinner - 2023
  • Co-Facilitator for Bentley Office of Diversity and Inclusion Whiteness Accountability Group 2023 - 2023
  • Interviewee for Multicultural Center - 2023
  • Guest Speaker for Delta Sigma Pi - Professional Business Fraternity 2023 - 2023
  • Focus Group Member for Remote Learning Task Force Faculty Focus Group - 2022
  • Guest Speaker for Delta Sigma Pi - Professional Business Fraternity - 2022
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Group and Organization Management 2023 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Business and Psychology 2023 - Present
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Southern Management Association 2023 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Managerial Psychology 2023 - Present
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management 2023 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Gender and Society 2022 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Managerial Psychology 2023 - 2023
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Business and Psychology 2023 - 2023