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Robert Sutton

Professor of Management, Stanford University

Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, where he specializes in organizational behavior.  His research includes the links between managerial knowledge and organizational action, organizational creativity and innovation, organizational performance, and evidence-based management.  Sutton has written five books including New York Times bestseller "The No A**hole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't," which won the Quill Award for the best business book of 2007. His most recent book is "Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the Worst." 

Failure is a terrible thing, but there’s no other way for people to learn how to do most things except to screw up enough until the point where they get […]