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Sungu Armagan

Sungu Armagan

Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Global Leadership and Management

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 477
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-3305


  • Ph.D. in Business Administration
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

Areas of Expertise

  • Group Decision-Making
  • Membership Change in Groups

Professional Activities

Dr. Armagan’s research has appeared in publications such as the International Journal of Cross Cultural Management , the edited volume of Research on Managing Groups and Teams: National Culture & Groups, and Revista Portuguesa de Marketing. She also won a best paper award from the Academy of Management Conference in 2002.

She has presented her research at a number of national and international academic meetings including those of Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Western Academy of Management, Eastern Academy of Management–International, and Research on Managing Groups and Teams. She has been awarded grants from the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), Western Academy of Management, and the University of Utah to pursue her research on groups and negotiating dyads in intra- and cross-cultural contexts.

Outside her research, Dr. Armagan has conducted seminars and workshops for managers and other personnel on managerial negotiations.

Courses Taught

  • Doctoral Research in Business Administration
  • Happiness at Work
  • International Business Negotiations
  • Negotiations
  • Organization Design and Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Professional Development Seminar I

Refereed Journal Articles

Sender, G., Nobre, G., Armagan, S., & Fleck, D. (2020). In search of the holy grail: A 20-year systematic review of the happy-productive worker thesis. International Journal of Organizational Analysis.

Ferreira, M. P., Ribeiro, M. A., Serra, F. R., & Armagan, S. (2015). The Scholarly Impact of the Most Cited and Award Winner Articles in International Business. Review of International Business, 10(1).

Ferreira, M. P., & Armagan, S. (2011). Using social networks theory as a complementary perspective to the study of organizational change. Brazilian Administration Review, 8(2).

Ferreira, M. P., Li, D., Serra, F. R., & Armagan, S. (2008). Composition of small and large firms’ business networks in transition economies. Organizaç?es E Sociedade, 15(46).

Ferreira, M. P., Armagan, S., & Li, D. (2007). Vertical integrations for full outsourcing: Growth and internationalization of Portuguese packaging firms. Revista Eletrônica De Administraç?o Da Unisul Business School, 1(1).

Armagan, S., Ferreira, M. P., Okhuysen, G. A., & Bonner, B. (2006). Temporality in Negotiations: A Cultural Perspective. Research on Managing Groups and Teams: National Culture & Groups, 9.

Armagan, S., & Ferreira. (2005). Does Political Culture Matter for Firms' International Strategy? The Impact of Political Culture on Firms' Choice of Exploitation - Exploration. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 5(3).

Armagan, S., Lisboa, A., & Ferreira, M. P. (2005). Efeito do Genero Nas Perspectivas Eticas: Um Espudo Empirico Numa Amostra de Estudantes de Gestao. Revista Portuguesa De Marketing, 17.

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