|2004 - Present||Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|1998 - 2004||Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|1994 - 1998||Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|1986 - 1994||Instructor and Program Coordinator, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Farquhar Center for Undergraduate Studies|
|1985 - 1986||Mental Health Therapist, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Community Mental Health Clinic|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2016 - Present||President, NSU Chapter, American Association of University Women||1993 - Present||Member, NSU Chapter, American Association of University Women||Member, Academy of Management||Member, International Association for Business & Society||Member, Society for Business Ethics||Member, Southern Management Association|
|1993||Ph.D., Organization Behavior/Business Administration, Florida Atlantic University|
|1987||M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|1984||M.S., Applied Psychology, Nova Southeastern University|
Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Randi L. Sims.
The Role of Affective Commitment in the Relationship between Social Support and Turnover Intention Management Decision (2017)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to argue that affective commitment plays a significant and complex role in the relationship between social support and turnover intention. Design/methodology/approach Surveys were returned by 217 hospital employees ...
Work strain, job satisfaction, and intention to quit: The moderating effect of long-term orientation International Journal of Stress Management (2016)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the moderate role of national culture on the relationship between work strain and employee attitudes. National culture describes the context in which work strain is experienced and ...
Stakeholder Management: A Theoretical Analysis of the PMBOK® Guide Electronic Journal of Business Ethics & Organizational Studies (2015)
Professional certification is an important part of many specialized occupations. For project managers, one certifying body is the Project Management Institute (PMI). To achieve their certification(s), project managers must demonstrate proficiency in a wide variety ...
The relation between goal orientation and occupational withdrawal Leadership & Organization Development Journal (2015)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to test the relation between employee goal orientation and occupational withdrawal intentions and behaviors considering employee satisfaction a mediator in the relations. Design/methodology/approach Survey data were obtained from ...
Ethical attitudes towards marketing research practices: A cross-cultural study Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (2014)
Every department within an organization should consider the ethical issues related to its functions. Marketing departments, in general, and marketing research activities, in particular, are not an exception in this regard. Marketing research ethics is ...
Antecedents and consequences of collective fraud: A study of the United States residential real estate market boom and bust Business and Professional Ethics Journal (2013)
This paper examines the collective fraudulent behaviors taking place during the residential real estate bubble in the United States from 2002 to 2006 and the influence of others’ choices on decision making leading to a ...
Emotional labour outcomes: A Philippine call centre Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration (2013)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine whether Western human resource (HR) theory is applicable to a call centre located in the Philippines. A call centre, due to the amount of emotional ...
A contingency theory of corruption: The effect of human development and national culture Social Science Journal (2012)
Corruption is a world-wide problem that disproportionately affects those with the fewest personal and economic resources. It was hypothesized that human development restricts corruption, and the magnitude of such an effect is contingent upon the ...
Transformational leadership and organizational commitment: A Cross-Cultural Perspective Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (2012)
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of transformation leader behavior on the organizational commitment of research and development employees in the United States and Israel.
Workplace Bullying and the Chinese Manufacturing Employee Journal of Managerial Psychology (2012)
Purpose – The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between witnessing workplace bullying behavior and employee attitudes and intentions to turnover. Design/methodology/approach – A sample of 150 full‐time employees from two mid‐sized ...
Gender differences in managerial attitudes towards unearned privilege and favoritism in the retail sector Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal (2011)
This paper describes the concepts of unearned privilege and favoritism and tests if there are differences in managerial attitudes towards the use of these behaviors based on respondent gender. Respondents included 180 managers employed with ...
A study of deviance as a retaliatory response to organizational power Journal of Business Ethics (2010)
In a time when ethical scandals are commonplace in the media, one begins to wonder just what organizations are doing wrong. This article analyzes the Fall 2006 boardroom spying scandal at Hewlett–Packard to determine whether ...
Collective versus individualist national cultures: Comparing Taiwan and US employee attitudes towards unethical business practices Business & Society (2009)
The business environment has increasingly expanded outside single nations or regions of the world to encompass many differing countries. Along with this expansion come business opportunities and challenges when facing business practices and attitudes not ...
Comparing ethical attitudes across cultures Cross Cultural Management: An international Journal (2006)
Purpose – The current study aims to continue the investigation of cross-cultural differences in attitudes towards business ethics. Design/methodology/approach – The current study compares the results of the attitudes towards business ethics questionnaire (ATBEQ) reported ...
Socializing retail employees in ethical values: The effectiveness of the formal versus informal methods Journal of Business and Psychology (2006)
The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of an informal socialization process for reported employee attitudes towards unethical behavior within a large retail organization. This study compares the reported ethical attitudes of ...
The perception of the glass ceiling in high technology companies Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies (2005)
In recent years, there has been increasing concern that gender bias has prevented women from advancing as rapidly and as frequently as men into management positions. Although the number of women managers has increased, they ...
Attitudes Towards Business Ethics: A Five Nation Comparative Study Journal of Business Ethics (2004)
Increasingly the business environment is tending toward a global economy. The current study compares the results of the Attitudes Towards Business Ethics Questionnaire (ATBEQ) reported in the literature for samples from the United States of ...
Ethical Rule Breaking by Employees: A Test of Social Bonding Theory Journal of Business Ethics (2002)
As employees continue to lie, cheat, and steal from their employers, researchers have tried to help managers understand and possibly predict such deviant behavior. This study considers the specific employee misconduct of ethical rule breaking. ...
Support for the use of deception within the work environment: A comparison of Israel and United States employees Journal of Business Ethics (2002)
As businesses become more global, the opportunities for employees to work with individuals from different cultures increase. Research in cross-cultural interactions has increased in response to such changes. This research study considers employee attitudes and ...
The effectiveness of a plagiarism prevention policy: A longitudinal study of student views Teaching Business Ethics (2002)
Undergraduate student views on the severity of plagiarism were measured before and four years after the adoption of a signed certification of authorship policy to determine policy effectiveness. Students were asked to rate the severity ...
Teaching Business Ethics: A Case Study of An Ethics Across the Curriculum Policy Teaching Business Ethics (2000)
The faculty within the undergraduate business department at Nova Southeastern University has instituted an Ethics Across The Curriculum Policy. This paper shares the steps the faculty followed in the development and adoption of this policy. ...
The Relationship Between Employee Attitudes and Conflicting Expectations For Lying Behavior Journal of Psychology (2000)
In this study, the author explores the relationship between conflicting ethical expectations for lying behavior and employee attitudes. In a sample of 140 full-time employees, the findings indicated that as the difference between formal codes ...
The influence of organizational expectations on ethical decision making conflict Journal of Business Ethics (2000)
This study considers the ethical decision making of individual employees and the influence their perception of organizational expectations has on employee feelings about the decision making process. A self-administered questionnaire design was used for gathering ...
A Cross-cultural comparison of managers’ whistleblowing tendencies International Journal of Value-Based Management (1999)
In a global marketplace, managers often face major difficulties when it comes to handling ethical problems within a different cultural context. Whistleblowing is one possible response to ethical problems. This study considers the differences in ...