Dr. Zhanna Sahatjian is an Associate Professor of Management at California State University, Fresno. She
received her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University
of Oklahoma. Her research interests focus on ethical decision making in organizational
contexts, trust repair between leaders and subordinates, and the influence of emotions
in the workplace. Recently, her work has focused on pedagogical practices that may
enhance students’ ethical decision making and better prepare them to assume leadership
roles within organizations. She has published her work in such outlets as Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Business Ethics, Organizational
Dynamics, Journal of Management History, Ethics & Behavior, Science and Engineering
Ethics, Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, and the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. Beyond her academic work, Dr. Sahatjian works to provide professional training in
ethics, civility, and other related topics to organizations in the Central Valley.
Business ethics, ethical decision making in organizations, emotions in the workplace.
Sahatjian, Z., MacDougall, A. E., & McIntosh, T. (in press). Benefits beyond service: The facilitative
effects of service-learning pedagogy on nuanced reflection and ethical sensemaking. Academy of Management Learning & Education. https://doi.org/10.5465/amle.2019.0248
Olson-Buchanan, J.B., Sahatjian, Z., & Sterling, C. (2020). Walk the talk: Incorporating virtual team research in the
classroom. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 13(4), 474-478. doi:10.1017/iop.2020.81
Bagdasarov, Z., Martin, A. A., & Buckley, M. R. (2020). Working with robots: Organizational considerations. Organizational Dynamics, 49, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgdyn.2018.09.002
Bagdasarov, Z., Olson-Buchanan, J. B., & MacDougall, A. E. (2019). Improving sexual harassment and
sexual assault training effectiveness by aligning training efforts with business strategy. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 12, 84-88. doi:10.1017/iop.2019.14
MacDougall, A. E., Bagdasarov, Z., & Buckley, M. R. (2019). Watering the organizational landscape: Meeting employee
needs through HRM flexibility. In R. R. Sims & S. K. Bias (Eds.), Human Resource Management Issues, Challenges and Trends: Now and Around the Corner. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Bagdasarov, Z., Connelly, S., & Johnson, J. F. (2019). Denial and empathy: Partners in employee trust
repair? Frontiers in Psychology: Organizational Psychology, 10(19), 1-13. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00019
Thiel, C. E., MacDougall, A. E., & Bagdasarov, Z. (2019). Big (benevolent) brother: Overcoming the drawbacks of employee monitoring
through ethical administration. Organizational Dynamics, 48(12), 19-28. doi:10.1016/j.orgdyn.2018.08.001