Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the Stanford Engineering School, where he has been teaching since 1983. He is co-founder of the Center for Work, Technology and Organization, which he co-directed from 1996 to 2006. He is also a co-founder of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and the new Hasso Planter Institute of Design (which everyone calls “the d school”), a multi-disciplinary program at Stanford that teaches and spreads “design thinking.” Sutton studies innovation, leadership, evidence-based management, and workplace civility. He has published over 200 articles and chapters in academic and the popular outlets. Sutton’s books include Weird Ideas That Work, The Knowing-Doing Gap (with Jeffrey Pfeffer), and Hard Facts, Dangerous Half- Truths, and Total Nonsense (also with Jeffrey Pfeffer). His last book The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t and current book Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Survive the Worst are New York Times bestsellers. Sutton and Hayagreeva Rao are currently writing a book on scaling-up excellence. Sutton is an IDEO Fellow, his blog is Work Matters, and he tweets at @work_matters.