Name: Dr. Ken Sloan
Title: Associate Professor of Management
Office Location: Dyson 361
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2893
Email: ken.sloan@marist.edu
Degrees Held:

B.A. in Psychology, Cleveland State University
M.P.A. in Labor & Industrial Relations, CSU
M.B.A., CSU
Ed.D. in Human Resource & Organization Development,
The George Washington University

Bio:

Ken Sloan has over 20 years of professional experience in the public, not-for-profit and corporate sectors. Ken was the top HR executive for the worldwide pharmaceutical group of Bristol-Myers Squibb. He has also held senior level executive positions in Compensation & Benefits, Human Resources Development, and Leadership Development.

Interests:

Having held numerous positions in the human resources field, including senior executive roles, I am interested in all areas of human resources management. In particular, I am interested in the ways in which an organization's human resources can provide it with a competitive advantage. Specific research interests include:
Strategic HR Management
Managerial Learning
Organizational Learning
Knowledge Creation and Utilization in Organizations

Awards & Honors:

Pentilicus, CSU Honor Society
Beta Gamma Sigma, National Honor Business Society
Sigma Beta Delta, International Honor Society in Business, Management and Administration

Publications:

Journal Articles


Sloan, K.A., Klingenberg, B. and Rider, C. (2013) Towards Sustainability: Examining the Drivers and Change Process within SMEs. Journal of Management and Sustainability (Vol. 3, Issue 2, 2013)

Sloan, K.A. (2011) Viewing Organizations through the lens of Chaos Theory: Thoughts on Applicability and Usefulness. European Journal of Social Sciences, (Vol. 21, Number 3, 2011)

Sloan, K. A. and Gavin, J. H. (2010) Human Resources Management: Meeting the Ethical Obligations of the Function. Business and Society Review, (Vol. 1, 2010).

Sloan, K. A. (2009) The Role of Personality in a Manager’s Learning Effectiveness. European Journal of Social Sciences, (Vol. 12, Issue 1, 2009).

Book Chapter

Sloan, K. A. and Gavin, J. H. (2007), Pension Plan Design: An Examination of corporate social responsibility. In Corporate Retirement Security, (Kolb, ed.) pgs. 3-18. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Book Review

Sloan, K. A. (2009) Book Review: The Corporate Eye: Photography and the Rationalization of American Commercial Culture (1884-1929). Human Resource Management, November-December, 2009, Vol. 48, No. 6, pg. 995-997.

Book Sections

Sloan, K. A. and Gavin, J. H. (2008) ERISA. In Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Sloan, K. A. and Gavin, J. H. (2008) The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation. In Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Gavin, J. H. and Sloan, K. A. (2008) Pensions. In Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Reports

Sloan, K. A. et al (2009) Wage and Benefit Survey, Marist College Bureau of Economic Research, Poughkeepsie, NY

Sloan, K.A. (2010) Employment Practices Survey, Marist College Bureau of Economic Research, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Sloan, K. A. et al (2010) Wage and Benefit Survey, Marist College Bureau of Economic Research, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Sloan, K. A. (2011) Employment Practices Survey, Marist College Bureau of Economic Research, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Sloan, K. A. et al (2012) Wage and Benefit Survey, Marist College Bureau of Economic Research, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Sloan, K. A. et al (2013) Wage and Benefit Survey, Marist College Bureau of Economic Research, Poughkeepsie, NY.

 

Research Interests:

The role of Human Resource Management in a knowledge based organization.

The role of experiential learning in management and executive development.

HR metrics and analytics.

Policy development in the areas of health care and retirement benefits.

Affiliations:

Academy of Management
American Compensation Association
American Society for Training Development
Human Resource Planning Society
Organization Development Network
Searchnet / Futuresearch
Society of Human Resource Management

Presentations:

Sloan, Ken, "Managers' Experiential Learning: An Examination of the Relationship Between Personality and Tacit Knowledge" Presented at the 2005 Educational Symposium for Research and Innovations, Washington, DC. February 26, 2005.

Sloan, Ken and Gavin, Joanne, Pension Plan Design: An Examination of Corporate Social Responsibility. Presented at the Business and the Broader Culture Symposium, Boulder, CO, March 11, 2005.

Sloan, K. A. and Gavin, J. H. (2005) Human Resource Management: Meeting the Ethical Obligation of the Function. In Whose Business? What Ethics? The proceedings
Of the 9th Annual Conference of the European Business Ethics Network, and the 7th Annual Ethics and HRM Conference. London: Royal Holloway.

Sloan, Ken and Gavin, Joanne, Human Resource Management: Meeting the Ethical Obligations of the Function. Presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the European Business Ethics Network and the 7th Ethics and HRM Conference, London, England, March 31 - April 1, 2005.

Klingenberg, B., Rider, C., Sloan, K., “Me Too – How Small and Medium Sized Enterprises can manage the change to sustainable business” Presented at the 2011 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference, Boston, MA.  November, 2011.