Sim, 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.