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Mean Bosses are Bad Humans

Bob Sutton, Stanford University

Stanford Engineering Professor Bob Sutton, author of “The No Asshole Rule” and the follow-up “The Asshole Survival Guide,” critiques the notion that tyrannical bosses are essential for success. Having devoted his career to discovering how organizations can change for the better, Sutton describes how hot-tempered business leaders ultimately undermine productivity and performance by abusing employees and driving them away.