Sargam Garg

Dr. Ozcelik


Position  Assistant Professor

Discipline  Management

Final Degree   PhD


Faculty Contact Info

Office   Tahoe Hall 2044

Phone   916‐278‐6895

Email   sargam.garg@csus.edu 


Biography

 

Areas of Interests

Teaching Strategic Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Change Management

Research Dr. Garg’s research focuses on investigating the relationship between human resource (HR) practices and employee outcomes; with a particular interest in employee perceptions
and reactions to these practices as well HR system implementation issues. Beyond standard HR practices, she is also interested in exceptions at the workplace such as idiosyncratic deals (i-deals), innovative HR practices, boomerang employees, and employee deviance.

Consulting Human Resource Management, Change Management

Faculty Scholarship

Refereed Journal Articles
Kong, D. T., Ho, V., Garg, S. (in press). Employee and coworker idiosyncratic deals: Implications for emotional exhaustion and deviant behaviors. Journal of Business Ethics.
Garg, S. & Fulmer, I.S. I-deals and co-worker reactions (2017) I-deal or an Ordeal for Organizations: The Spectrum of Co-worker Reactions to Idiosyncratic Deals. Organizational Psychology Review, 7: 281-305.
Richard, O. C., McKay, P. F., Garg, S., & Pustovit, S. (Forthcoming) The impact of supervisor–-subordinate racial-ethnic and gender dissimilarity on mentoring quality and turnover intentions: do positive affectivity and communal culture matter? International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Other Intellectual Contributions

Practitioner Oriented Publications
Garg, S., Training - Mantra of the new millennium, Human Capital, 4(11), Apr 2001.
Garg, S., Leadership - Poised for perfection, Human Capital, 4(6), Nov 2000.
Conference Presentations and Activities
Garg, S. (2018) Inviting Robert Frost, Mary Oliver, and Dana Gioia into our Classrooms. Paper to be presented at the Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting to be held at Paris, France.
Meijerink, J.G., & Garg, S. (2018) Why the HRM and Employee Performance Relationship is Non-Linear: The Role of HR Intensity. Paper to be presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting to be held at Chicago, Illinois.
Session Chair "Differential Effects of Strategic HR Practices on Employee Performance" Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Human Resource Management Division, August, 2018, Chicago, Illinois.
Garg, S. (2018) Coping with Envy: How does Team Composition Impact the Envied Star’s Task Performance? Paper presented at the Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting held at Salt Lake City, Utah.
Garg, S. (2017) Is the Grass Greener on the Other Side?: Idiosyncratic Deals, HR practices, and Social Comparison. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting held at Atlanta, Georgia.
Garg, S. (2017) Do They See What You See?: HR Practices, Employee Perceptions, and Outcomes. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting held at Atlanta, Georgia.
Garg, S. (2017) Boomerang employees and the new experience of an old employment relationship: The role of psychological contract comparisons. Paper presented at a symposium on "Capturing Real Employment Relationships: Integrating the Study of Time and Psychological Contracts" at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting held at Atlanta, Georgia.
Garg, S. (2017) Exploring Variance in Employee Perceptions of an HRM system: Is the Employee Being Drawn Towards or Repulsed by HR practices? Paper presented at the Annual Workshop on Research Advances in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management held at Paris Dauphine University, Paris, France.
Garg, S. (2017) HR Implementation and the Line Manager: The Dark Side. Paper presented at the Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting held at Baltimore, MD.
Garg, S. (2016) Boomerang employees at the workplace: why can some return to the fold and underperform? Paper presented at the 9th People and Organizations Conference at The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA.
Garg, S. (2016) Fair play or foul endeavor?: social influence & political motives of managers in HR implementation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.
Meijerink, J.G., & Garg, S. (2016) Can lightening a supervisor’s load enlighten the employee? Linking supervisor directed helping by employees with their perceptions of HRM and the employment relationship? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.
Kong, T., Ho, V. & Garg, S. (2016) Idiosyncratic deals implications for employee and coworker task performance. Paper presented at a symposium on “Extending theory and
empirical research on idiosyncratic Deals.” at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.
Garg, S. (2016) Struggling with stardom: Experiencing and coping with co-worker envy. Paper presented at Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting held at New Haven, CT.
Garg, S. (2015) Examining the role of multi-level factors impacting idiosyncratic deal recipient's outcomes. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.
Discussant for a PDW on “Challenges and coping mechanisms of international PhD students in the United States” at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2015, Vancouver, BC.
Garg, S. (2015) Integrating time in idiosyncratic deals research to understand co-workers' positive and negative deviance. Paper presented at Southern Management Association Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
Garg, S. (2014). Idiosyncratic deals: When does an I-deal turn into an ordeal for the organization? Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
Co-Chair with Jeroen Meijerink of a symposium on “Advancing a multi-actor perspective on HRM implementation” at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
Discussant for a Paper session on “Advancing multiple perspectives on idiosyncratic deals research” at the Southern Management Association Conference, November 2014, Savannah, GA.
Garg, S., & Lepak, D. P. (2013) HR practice saliency: how does it drive employee outcomes? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, FL.
Garg, S. (2013) Perception of an HRM system: social influences and sensemaking. Paper presented at a symposium on “Explaining employee perceptions of HRM: sensemaking, framing, and co-creation by providers and users” at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, FL.
Richard, O. C., McKay, P. F., Garg, S., & Taylor E. (2012) Positive affectivity, clan culture, and supervisor-subordinate demographic dissimilarity effects. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.