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Sims, Ronald R.

Overview
Works: 49 works in 259 publications in 1 language and 25,168 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Ronald R Sims
The challenge of front-line management : flattened organizations in the new economy by Ronald R Sims( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They must also recognize the need for effective information systems and find ways to align their immediate work units with larger organizational strategies and processes. In short, the authors offer a new paradigm for the way front-line management should now be practiced. This is a far-ranging book that today's managers will need to keep up with changes that could threaten their personal careers, and a book that offers others on the way up a way to start out on the right foot."--Jacket
Changing the way we manage change( )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Managing organizational behavior by Ronald R Sims( )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ability to feel comfortable with ambiguity, with constant and increasingly demanding change, with a new, unique commitment to teams and teamwork, and with a willingness to stay customer-oriented: Sims sees these as the prime requisites for success in management today. Marshalling evidence from ac
Leadership : succeeding in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors by Ronald R Sims( )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Teaching business ethics for effective learning by Ronald R Sims( )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ethics and corporate social responsibility : why giants fall by Ronald R Sims( )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethical failures are rooted in leadership failure, the lack of a corporate culture in which ethical concerns have been integrated, and unresponsiveness to key organizational stakeholders. This book seeks to enhance our understanding of the causes of ethical debacles in an era when ethical missteps can often lead to corporate bankruptcies or worse. Sims offers practical solutions for mitigating damage and preventing such problems from happening in the first place. He also explains how to institutionalize ethics throughout an organization. Sims asserts that organizations wishing to behave ethically must do more than harbor good intentions. Such companies must implement policies that inculcate the corporate culture with ethical values. They must also commit to ethical behavior in all interactions with internal and external stakeholders, including investors, customers, employees, and the community
Organizational success through effective human resources management by Ronald R Sims( )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work shows how success is determined by a firm's skill in attracting, developing, and retaining its human capital; how a firm's people are what give it a measurable advantage over the competition; and how an organization's commitment to developing its people's abilities is an obligation
Keys to employee success in coming decades by Ronald R Sims( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The importance of learning styles : understanding the implications for learning, course design, and education by Ronald R Sims( )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a timely review of learning style research. It examines those approaches that purport to promote effective learning. It affirms the need for instructors and trainers to recognize the importance of individual learning differences and to use methods that help create a learning climate which increases the potential learning for all students or trainees regardless of their preferred way of learning.||The ability to understand and to teach to the various learning styles of students is essential to improving the effectiveness of college-level education. In this book, Sims and Sims
Change (transformation) in government organizations by Ronald R Sims( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reforming (transforming?) a public human resource management agency : the case of the Personnel Board of Jefferson County, Alabama by Ronald R Sims( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethics and organizational decision making : a call for renewal by Ronald R Sims( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming government organizations : fresh ideas and examples from the field by Ronald R Sims( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive ethics : ethical dilemmas and challenges for the C-suite by Scott A Quatro( )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human resource management : contemporary issues, challenges, and opportunities by Ronald R Sims( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies and discusses contemporary and critical issues, challenges and opportunities in HRM. This book attempts to bridge the gap of traditional HRM activities and the possible future state of the HRM field. It reflects both a functional orientation built on theory and models and provides insights into how to translate theory into practice
Managing human resources for the Millennial generation by William I Sauser( )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate misconduct : the legal, societal, and management issues( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diversity and differences in organizations : an agenda for answers and questions( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human resource development : today and tomorrow by Ronald R Sims( )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A third target audience is managers or leaders at all levels of an organization who are increasingly expected to take on HRD responsibilities while also partnering with HRD professionals. It offers these individuals a firsthand look at what they should expect of their HRD functions or areas and how they can encourage HRD professionals in their organizations to be accountable' strategic partners in helping the organization achieve its success by getting the most out of its human capital. Written with the belief that HRD professionals will continue to learn, change and find ways to reinvent themselves and the profession individually and collectively as we move further into the 21st century. This book provides tested and proven ideas important to demonstrating the value of HRD. This book is written with the belief that HRD professionals will continue to learn, change and find ways to reinvent themselves and the profession individually and collectively as we move further into the 21st century. A major point of this book is that HRD will continue to become more and more important to organizational success. And, that in as calls for accountability and bottom line impact continue to rise, HRD professionals will be proactive in demonstrating their value to the organization. The primary audience for this book is practicing HRM and HRD professionals, and other organizational leaders. The book provides tested and proven ideas important to demonstrating the value of HRD. From a practical viewpoint, it is based on actual experience, a strong research base, and accepted practices presented in an easy to read form. A second target audience is students of HRD and HRM who are preparing for careers in this important field. This book will help them develop a solid foundation to the study of HRD practices that are key to HRD success regardless of the type of organization
Experiences in teaching business ethics by Ronald R Sims( )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The primary purpose of this book is to stimulate dialogue and discussion about the most effective ways of teaching ethics. Contributors to the book focus on approaches and methodologies and lessons learned that are having an impact in leading students to confront with accountability and understanding the bases of their ethical thinking, the responsibilities they have to an enlarged base of stakeholders (whose needs and interests often are conflicting), and their stewardship to use their talents responsibility not only in fulfilling an enterprise's economic goals but also to recognize the impact of their actions on both individuals and larger society. The primary audiences for the book are those individuals responsible for teaching management, especially those with responsibilities for teaching business ethics. But the book is also designed for practicing managers, for these managers have among their most important responsibilities the development of people in their organizations who have the integrity, values, and competences to be effective managers of economic resources while at the same time to recognize the roles of their enterprise in shaping society." --Publisher description
 
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Changing the way we manage change
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Changing the way we manage changeManaging organizational behaviorLeadership : succeeding in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectorsTeaching business ethics for effective learningEthics and corporate social responsibility : why giants fallOrganizational success through effective human resources managementKeys to employee success in coming decadesThe importance of learning styles : understanding the implications for learning, course design, and education
Alternative Names
Sims, Ronald R.

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English (173)