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Robert I. Sutton
Professor
Phone: (650) 723-0480
Fax: (650) 723-2826
Email: robert.sutton [at] stanford [dot] edu
External web link: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE/people/faculty/sutton/index.html https://gsbapps.stanford.edu/facultybios/biomain.asp?id=09991316 http://www.stanford.edu/group/dschool/people/team_bob_sutton.html http://bobsutton.net http://www.evidence-basedmanagement.com/
Office: Huang Engineering Center 208
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Research Interests

  • evidence-based management
  • links (and gaps) between managerial knowledge and organizational action, innovation, and performance
  • development of theory and recommendations for practice on the basis of direct observation of organizational life and interviews with executives, managers, engineers, and other organization members

Selected Publications

  • Robert I. Sutton. (2005) Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-based Management. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School.
  • Robert I. Sutton. (2005) "Evidence-Based Management." Harvard Business Review.
  • Robert I. Sutton. (2002) Weird Ideas That Work: 11 and 1/2 Practices for Promoting, Managing, and Sustaining Innovation. : The Free Press.
  • Robert I. Sutton. (1999) The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
  • Robert I. Sutton. (1999) "The Smart Talk Trap." Harvard Business Review.
  • Robert I. Sutton. (2002) "The Weird Rules of Creativity." Harvard Business Review. 79: -
  • Robert I. Sutton, Jeffrey Pfeffer. (2000) The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge Into Action. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press.

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