SIM SITKINSim, a founding partner of Delta Leadership, Inc, also serves as professor of management, director of the Behavioral Science and Policy Center, and founding faculty director of the Center on Leadership and Ethics. He has extensive consulting and executive education experience with many large and small corporations, nonprofit and government organizations worldwide, including:ABB, Alcoa, American Airlines, Areva, Baker Tilly, bioMerieux, Carolina Power & Light, Cisco Systems, Compaq Computer, Corning, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutschebank, Duke Medical Center, Ericsson, Glaxo Smith Kline, Hart Graphics, IBM, La Quinta, Lenovo, Maxcor, Omgeo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Red Hat Software, R.H. Donnelley, Siemens, State Farm Insurance, URS, U.S. Dept of Justice, Xerox Corporation, and Xiamen Health System Sim’s research focuses on leadership and control systems and their influence of how organizations and their members become more or less capable of change and innovation. He is widely know for his research on the effect of formal and informal organizational control systems and leadership on risk taking, accountability, trust, learning from failure and innovation. Sim received his BA in psychology from Clark University, his EdM in education from Harvard University, and his PhD in business from Stanford University.
ALLAN LINDAllan Lind, a founding partner of Delta Leadership, Inc. now retired, is the James L. Vincent Professor of Leadership at the Fuqua School of Business. Allan’s teaching interests center on leadership and global management issues. He teaches courses on managerial effectiveness, leadership, e-management, and ethics in Fuqua’s on-site and distance-mediated programs, and he has taught executive education in areas of personal leadership, virtual teams, change management, power and politics, and decision-making. His research interests include the study of leadership, organizational fairness, business relationships, organizational behavior, and conflict management, with special emphasis on culture and on national differences and similarities in effective management practices. In particular, he studies how leaders and managers can enhance the development of loyalty and trust, the acceptance of organizational authority and the resolution of disputes. Allan’s consulting and professional experiences include work with Siemens, bioMerieux, Areva, URS-Washington Division, Deutsche Bank, Glaxo Smith Kline, Micron Technologies, and the U.S. Federal Judiciary. He has also worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, NATO and the U.S. Army and Air Force on management issues. Allan received his PhD and MA from the University of North Carolina.
Jane, managing director, comes to Delta Leadership with thirty years of leadership in the nonprofit, governmental and higher education sectors. Her professional career includes service as a nonprofit executive director, a nonprofit professional in residence at George Mason University, a senior partner and lead consultant at Third Sector Services, Inc. and a management trainer and frequent presenter at national conferences on nonprofit board development and organizational assessment.
Jane has been a Delta Leadership certified executive coach since 2008 and leads her own private coaching firm, The Creative LeaderAdvantage.
She holds a BA degree in music from American University and an M.Ed. in educational counseling from George Mason University. She has received several awards for her work in the nonprofit sector, including the Human Services Coalition of Northern Virginia award for advocacy and leadership in recognition of her dedication to strengthening nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC region.