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Final Exam: Design the Ideal Organization. Use Course Concepts to Defend Your Answer

That is the final exam question that I've been using for about a decade in my graduate class "Organizational Behavior:An Evidence-Based Approach" in our Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford. Students get 3000 words to answer the question....
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Mother Figure

Academics : FemaleScienceProfessor (6 years ago)

At the end of the final exam for my Large Science Class, most student silently placed their completed exam on the front table with varying degrees of force -- some tentative, some emphatic. Some students smiled and said goodbye, a f... Read Post

Three Organization Design Principles - Why Engagement Sits at about 20 Percent

Career & Jobs / Management : Mission Minded Management (7 years ago)

Organizational Engineering At PeopleFit, we consider ourselves organizational engineers.  Meaning, we use scientific knowledge and natural laws in order to design and implement structures, systems, and processes that realize a desir... Read Post

The No Asshole Rule in One Company: A Simple Decision-Tree

Career & Jobs / Management : Bob Sutton (3 years ago)

I recently posted an updated version of People and Places that Use The No Asshole Rule. In that spirit, a group of students in my class Organizational Behavior: An Evidence-Based Approach did a little case study of how a local... Read Post

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