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Bob Sutton      

Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the Stanford Engineering School

Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the Stanford Engineering School, where he is Co-Director of the Center for Work, Technology, and Organization, an active researcher and co-founder in the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, an IDEO Fellow and an Honorary PeopleSoft Fellow. Sutton is also a member of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Teaching and Learning, a multi-year project that brings together researchers and administrators to understand why there is a lack of evidence-based practices in education and to develop effective strategies for connecting research and practice.

Sutton received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from The University of Michigan and has served on the Stanford faculty since 1983. He has also taught at the Haas Business School and was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences during the 1986-87, 1994-95, and 2002-03 academic years. He has served on the editorial boards of numerous scholarly publications, and as an editor for the Administrative Science Quarterly and Research in Organizational Behavior. Sutton's honors include the award for the best paper published in the Academy of Management Journal, induction into the Academy of Management Journals Hall of Fame, the Eugene L. Grant Award for Excellence in Teaching, the McGraw-Hill Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy Award, the McCullough Faculty Scholar Chair from Stanford, and selection by Business 2.0 as a leading "management guru" in 2002.

Sutton studies the links between managerial knowledge and organizational action, innovation, and organizational performance. He as published over 90 articles and chapters in scholarly and applied publications.

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Hayagreeva Rao and Robert Sutton: How Do You Scale Excellence?

Two Stanford professors discuss their new book, Scaling Up Excellence, which reveals how the best leaders and teams develop, spread, and instill the right growth mindset in their organization.

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Overcome the Scaling Problem with Bestselling Author, Bob Sutton

In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Bob Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle the topic that obsesses businesses large and small, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies-how to scale up their businesses and spread excellence throughout the organizational culture.

Robert Sutton: How Companies Can Sustain Peak Performance ...

I recently caught up with Robert Sutton, who is the co-author with Huggy Rao of a brand new book called "Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without ...

Robert Sutton: How Companies Can Sustain Peak Performance ...

I recently caught up with Robert Sutton, who is the co-author with Huggy Rao of a brand new book called "Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without ...

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Overcome the Scaling Problem with Bestselling Author, Bob Sutton

In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Bob Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle the topic that obsesses businesses large and small, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies-how to scale up their businesses and spread excellence throughout the organizational culture.

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