Kenneth Sweet

Kenneth Sweet

Assistant Professor
College Of Business
Department of Management and Marketing
Main Campus-CAB Room 439C

210-784-2364   |

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Kenneth Sweet joined the faculty at Texas A&M University - San Antonio in July of 2016. Dr. Sweet earned Bachelor and Master of Business Administration degrees from Texas State University – San Marcos, and completed his Ph.D. in Management at the University of Houston in 2012.

Dr. Sweet is also Major Sweet in the Texas Army National Guard, and brings more than 20 years of professional military leadership into the classroom. He currently serves as an Operations Research / Systems Analysis Officer (FA49) in the 71st Theater Information Operations Group at Camp Mabry, TX. He holds professional certifications in project management (PMP) and human resources (PHR and SHRM-CP).

Dr. Sweet teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in organizational leadership, human resources management, and organizational behavior. His unique perspective results from experiences as a first-generation college student, a military veteran, and an active member of Academe. As a result, his educational style focuses on problem-based learning, critical thinking, creativity, and most importantly, preparation for the professional work environment.

Research Interests

Courses Taught

  • Workplace Deviance
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Business Pedagogy
  • Employee Adaptation
  • MGMT 5344 Organizational Leadership
  • MGMT 4344 Organizational Leadership
  • MGMT 4341 Compensation and Benefits
  • MGMT 3325 Human Resources Management


Szelwach, C., Vermeer, P., Tarhini, K. M., & Sweet, K. M. (in press). A holistic approach to embodied leadership development at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Organization Development Journal.

Sweet, K. M., & Black, S. L. (2021). Human resource development before, during, and after military leave. Advances in Developing Human Resources.

Black, S. L., DeGrassi, S. W., & Sweet, K. M. (2021). Multisource feedback as an experiential learning enabler in large-format management classes. Journal of Management Education.