Amanda Ruth Merryman

Assistant Teaching Professor of Business Administration, School of Business Administration
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6142
Mailing Address:
E355 Olmsted Bldg
Middletown, PA 17057-4898

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Amanda Merryman is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration (SBA). Her areas of expertise include organizational behavior and socially responsible business. Dr. Merryman earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Sociology from Harvard University and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She holds a BA in Economics from Stanford University, and studied as a Fulbright Scholar at the London School of Economics.

Dr. Merryman’s teaching experience includes organizational behavior, business and society, and business strategy at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, via both in-person and online formats. Prior to her career in academia, Dr. Merryman worked for a global consulting firm where she advised clients in the pharmaceutical, automobile and consumer electronics industries and also consulted to the Japanese government.

Dr. Merryman currently advises companies and non-profit organizations on organizational behavior issues including organizational culture, employee engagement and high-performing teams.

Research Interests
Employee Engagement & Motivation
Employee Voice in Organizations
Socially Responsible/Mission-Driven Business
Gender & Organizations