Saturday, November 15, 2008

Video of the Week: The No Asshole Rule

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, an active member of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and a cofounder of the new Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. Sutton is also an IDEO Fellow. Sutton studies the links between managerial knowledge and organizational action, innovation, and organizational performance, and has published over 100 articles in academic and applied publications. Sutton is author of Weird Ideas That Work: 11 ½ Practices for Promoting, Managing, and Sustaining Innovation (Free Press, 2002) and co-author (with Jeffrey Pfeffer) of both The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Firms Turn Knowledge Into Action (Harvard Business School Press, 2000 and of Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management (Harvard Business School Press, 2006). His is also the author of The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t¸ published by Warner in early 2007.

Asshole Rating Self Exam (ARSE) A 24-Question Self-Exam by Bob Sutton

Send an ARSEmail Help someone who is dealing with an asshole or apologize if you have acted like one.

You can also visit his blogs listed below. Always fun to read and the comments left by readers often as instructive.

Bob Sutton │Work Matters

Robert Sutton | The Huffington Post

The Working Life: Harvard Business Online Blog

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