Robert Sutton

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Robert Sutton is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the Stanford Engineering School. Sutton is also co-founder of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and the new Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, a multi-disciplinary program at Stanford that teaches and spreads "design thinking". He is an IDEO Fellow, member of the Institute for the Future's Board Trustees, and a Professor of Organizational Behavior, by courtesy, at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Sutton studies the links between managerial knowledge and organizational action, innovation, and organizational performance. He has received many honors, including named as one of 10 "B-School All-Stars" by BusinessWeek in 2007.