Robert Sutton is a Stanford Professor, organizational researcher, and best-selling author. His seven management books include bestsellers "The No A**hole Rule," "Good Boss, Bad Boss, " and his latest (with Stanford's Huggy Rao) "Scaling Up Excellence." It is the first major management book on tackling this crucial and universal challenge, and is the product of a seven-year effort by Rao and Sutton. His next book is "The A**hole Survival Guide:How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt." IT will be published in September 2017.
Sutton was named as one of 10 "B-School All-Stars" by BusinessWeek, described as "professors who are influencing contemporary business thinking far beyond academia." Sutton is an IDEO Fellow and co-founder of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Center for Work and and Stanford Design Institute (the "d.school"). His latest adventure at Stanford is the Designing Organizational Change project, which you can learn about at http://stvp.stanford.edu/doc. He has written over 150 academic and popular articles and chapters, and over 1000 blog posts. He often leads workshops and gives speeches about his books and is academic director of several Stanford executive programs including Customer-focused Innovation. Sutton blogs at www.bobsutton.net and tweets @work_matters.