Robert Sutton

Robert Sutton

Author, Professor, Researcher

Keynotes by Robert Sutton discuss management processes in relation to the individuals they ultimately affect -- employees. Sutton believes in order for businesses to be successful that both the health and emotional needs of employees need to be addressed.

Sutton is currently a professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, as well as a professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Business School. During his academic career, Sutton extensively studied management techniques, workplace environments and the characteristics of leaders and bosses.

With exhaustive work in management studies and teaching, Sutton holds prestigious awards including the 'Eugene L. Grant Award for Excellence in Teaching' and was selected by Busines 2.0 as a leading "Management Guru." He is also a fellow at A Design and Innovation Consulting Firm (IDEO) and was named as one of the 10 "B-School All-Stars" by BusinessWeek.

As an author, Sutton is most recognized for his books 'The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and 'Surviving One That Isn't' and 'The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Firms Turn Knowledge into Action.' Examining the importance of recognizing the efforts of your employees and their needs, keynotes by Robert Sutton encourage employers to promote a healthy, innovating and encouraging atmosphere.

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