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Regina F. Bento, Ph.D.

Professor of Management
BG&E Chair

Department of Management and International Business
Office: Business Center 549
Phone: 410.837.5073
E-mail: rbento@ubalt.edu
Personal Web Site: home.ubalt.edu/rbento

Education:

  • Ph.D., Sloan School of Management, MIT
  • M.S., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • M.D., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Bio

    Born and raised in Brazil, Regina Bento started her career as a psychiatrist (M.D., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, 1977), studying the relationship between work and mental health. Interested in learning more about the nature of work and organizations, she went on to pursue graduate studies in administration. After an M.S. in Management (COPPEAD, UFRJ, 1979), she came to the United States for doctoral studies at Harvard and MIT (Ph.D. Sloan School of Management, MIT, 1990). She is the BG&E Chair and Professor of Management at the Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore, which she joined in 1991. During sabbaticals and leaves from UB, Regina was twice a Visiting Professor at the Sloan School, MIT (1998, 2007) and served three years as Associate Director of the Christensen Center at the Harvard Business School (2006 through 2009). Regina’s publications include an award-winning book; chapters in research books published by the Harvard Business School Press, Sage, Routledge, Jossey-Bass and others; articles in journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Management Systems, Information and Management, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Human Resource Management Journal, Communications of the AIS, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Management Development, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Journal of Management Education, Organization Management Journal, and others; and numerous business cases, proceedings and other publications. Regina has received numerous research and teaching awards, including the USM Regents Award, the highest honor in the University System of Maryland.

  • Research Interests

    Careers, Performance Appraisal and Rewards, Stigma, Leadership, Management Education

  • Teaching Interests

    Leadership, Organizational Behavior

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Book Chapters

    Bento, R. F., & Antonacopoulou, E. (2016). Learning Leadership: A Call to Beauty. Routledge. (3),

    Bento, R. F. (2012). I'm Tired, Let's Swim Back. Palgrave McMillan. 111-114.

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Fornaciari, C. J., Arbaugh, J. B., Asarta, C. J., Bento, R. F., Hwang, A., & Lund Dean, K. (2017). Key Institutions in Business and Management Education Research. Journal of Education for Business. 92(5), 220-229.

    Arbaugh, J. B., Asarta, C. J., Hwang, A., Fornaciari, C. J., Bento, R. F., & Lund Dean, K. (2017). Key authors in business and management education research: Productivity, Topics, and Future Directions. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education.

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. F. (2016). Ideology and the Balanced Scorecard: An Empirical Exploration of the Tension Between Shareholder Value Maximization and Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics. DOI:10.1007/s10551-016-3053-6. 1-21.

    Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (2015). How fast are Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems moving to the Cloud?. Journal of Information Technology Management. 26(4), 25-44.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. (2014). Strategic performance management systems: impact on business results. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 54(3), 25-33.

    Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (2014). Access to the Cloud and Mobile Computing Technologies. Journal of Management Systems. 24(1), 23-37.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., White, L. F., & Bento, A. (2014). Strategic Information Systems and Business Outcomes. International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals. 5(1), 15-25.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. (2013). Validating Cause-and-Effect Relationships in the Balanced Scorecard. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. 17(3), 45-55.

    Bento, R. F., White, L. F., & Zacur, S. R. (2012). The Stigma of Obesity and Discrimination in Performance Appraisal: A Theoretical Model. International Journal of Human Resource Management. v.23 n.15(http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09585192.2011.637073), 3196-3224.

    Conference Proceedings

    Bento, R. F., Hwang, A., Asarta, C., Arbaugh, J. B., Cochran, J. D., Fornaciari, C., & Jones, C. (2017). A Career Study of Highly Productive BME Scholars. Academy of Management.

    Stickney, L. T., Bento, R. F., Aggarwal, A. K., & Adlakha, V. G. (2017). Faculty Satisfaction in Online Higher Education.

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. F. (2017). Risk Management Culture: The Role of Accountants and Skepticism. Academy of Business Research. Spring 2017 Conference - Best Paper Award.

    Bento, R. F., Arbaugh, J. B., Asarta, C., Fornaciari, C., Hwang, A., & Lund Dean, K. (2016). Key Authors in Business and Management Education Research. Academy of Management.

    Bento, R. F., Arbaugh, J. B., Asarta, C., Fornaciari, C., Hwang, A., & Lund Dean, K. (2016). Key Institutions and Discipline Area Competencies in Business and Management Education Research. Academy of Management.

    Bento, R. F., Arbaugh, J. B., Asarta, C., Fornaciari, C., & Hwang, A. (2016). What Causes a Business and Management Education Article to Be Cited: Article, Author, or Journal?. Academy of Management.

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. F. (2016). Management Accountants and Risk Management Practices: An Exploratory Study. 3rd AIMA World Conference on Management Accounting Research -May 19-20, 2016.

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. F. (2015). Do Sustainability Measures Matter in Managerial Appraisal and Rewards?. Management Accounting Section (MAS) of the American Accounting Association.

    Bento, R. F., & Sushil, B. (2014). Laughter is the Best Teacher: An Exploration of Laughter in. Academy of Management.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & Bento, A. L. (2014). How fast are Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems moving to the Cloud?. 2014 Cambridge Business & Economics Conference.

    Bento, R. F., Bowes-Sperry, L., Goulet, L., Mazen, M., Meisel, S., Peters, T., Tromley, C., & . (2014). How Many Professors Does It Take To Change a Light Bulb?An Exploration of Humor in the Classroom. Eastern Academy of Management.

    Bento, R. F. (2014). The Three Encounters. SC'MOI - Standing Conference for Management and Organizational Inquiry.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., White, L. F., & Bento, A. F. (2013). A Study of Strategic Performance Measurement Systems: Characteristics and Outcomes. CISTI'2013 - 8ª Conferência Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação.

    Bento, R. F. (2013). Concerning Lupe: A Latina's Performance Appraisal in One Act, One Vote, One Debrief. Eastern Academy of Management.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. (2012). Validating Cause-and-Effect Relationships in the Balanced Scorecard. 2012 Cambridge Business & Economics Conference (CBEC).

    Other

    Bento, R. F., & Elena, A. (2016). Realizing Y-Our Impact: Meaningfulness in Professionalism Through Reflexivity and Art- Based Methods. Academy of Management.

    Presentations

    Beatty, J. E., Leigh, J., Antonacopoulou, E., Bento, R. F., Forray, J., & LeClair, D. Academy of Management, "“Debating and Imagining How to Measure Impact for Management Education Contributions”," Atlanta. (2017).

    Stickney, L. T., Bento, R. F., Aggarwal, A. K., & Adlakha, V. G. Annual Meeting of Eastern Academy of Management, "Faculty Satisfaction In Online Higher Education," Eastern Academy of Management, Baltimore. (2017).

    Bento, R. F., & Pezeshkan, A. Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting, "Temporariness and the pursuit of goals," Baltimore, MD. (2017).

    Bento, R. F., Antonacopoulou, E. P., & Meltzer, C. 33rd EGOS Colloquium - July 6–8, 2017 - Copenhagen, "Leaders-as-Learners: Arts-based methods for leadership development," EGOS - European Group for Organization Studies, Copenhagen. (2017).

    Bento, R. F., & Antonacopoulou, E. PDW 2016 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (August 5-9, 2016), ""Realizing Y-Our Impact: Meaningfulness in Professionalism Through Reflexivity and Art-Based Methods"," Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA. (2016).

    Bento, R. F., Asarta, C., Hwang, A., Arbaugh, J., & Fornaciari, C. 2016 RMLE - Research in Management Learning Education "Unconference", "What Would Rankings Look Like if We Measured Schools by How Well We Actually Taught Our Students?," Fontainebleau, France. (2016).

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. 3rd AIMA World Conference on Management Accounting Research, "Management Accountants and ERM: An Exploratory Study," Advances in Management Accounting (Journal), Monterey, CA. (2016).

    Bento, R. F., & O'Neill, N. 2015 CELT Fall Teaching & Learning Day, "What Does I t Mean to Foster an Inclusive Learning Environment?," CELT-University of Baltimore, (2015).

    Bento, R. F. UB Law School Brown Bag Lunch Series, ""Unintentional Subtle Discrimination: what to do so we notice and address it when we are doing it to others, or when it is being done to us. "," University of Baltimore, UB Law Library. (2015).

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. Ethics Symposium of the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Accounting Association, "Ideology and the Balanced Scorecard: An Empirical Exploration of the Tension Between Shareholder Value Maximization and Corporate Social Responsibility.," American Accounting Association, (2015).

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. F. 2015 Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants - IMA, "Beyond Compliance: Building A Risk Management Culture In Your Organization," Institute of Management Accountants - IMA, (2015).

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. F. Research Lab at the Institute of Management Accountants Annual Conference, "Risk Management and the Multiple Roles of Management Accountants," Institute of Management Accountants, (2015).

    Bento, R. F. Langsdale Lunch and Learn Series, University of Baltimore, "What Color is Your Performance?," University of Baltimore, (2015).

    Bento, R. F. 2014 CELT Fall Teaching & Learning Day, "Humor in the Classroom," CELT-University of Baltimore, (2014).

    Bento, R. F., Mertins, L., & White, L. F. Merrick School Accounting/Finance Seminar, "Do sustainability measures matter in managerial appraisal and rewards?," (2014).

    Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. Institute of Management Accountants Annual Conference, "Profit is not enough: How to Incorporate CSR in your scorecard," Institute of Management Accountants, Minneapolis, MN. (2014).

    Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. Research Lab at the Institute of Management Accountants Annual Conference, "Sustainability and Enterprise Performance Management," Institute of Management Accountants, (2014).

    Bento, R. F. Cognition in the Rough” Workshop at Academy of Management Meeting, "Cultural Scripts of Latinas and emotional Responses to Attributions to Discrimination: A conceptual framework," Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista, FL. (2013).