The No Asshole Rule by Robert I. Sutton
Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't

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The No Asshole Rule is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Business Week bestseller.
 

About Robert I. Sutton

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Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering at the Stanford Engineering School. The No Asshole Rule was a New York Times bestseller and won a Quill Award as the Best Business Book of the Year in 2007.
 
Published February 22, 2007 by Business Plus. 224 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy, Self Help. Non-fiction

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This meticulously researched book, which grew from a much buzzed-about article in the Harvard Business Review, puts into plain language an undeniable fact: the modern workplace is beset with asshol

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Expletive or not, by the end of this book, listeners will be desensitized to the word asshole, which is said hundreds of times in this audiobook. Sutton's premise seems pretty simple: get rid of a

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Direct and punchy, Sutton uses accessible language and a bevy of examples to make his case, providing tests to determine if you are an asshole (and if so, advice for how to self-correct), a how-to guide to surviving environments where assholes freely roam and a carefully calibrated measure, the "...

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Expletive or not, by the end of this book, listeners will be desensitized to the word ""asshole,"" which is said hundreds of times in this audiobook.

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Carlin Romano

Student reading of the blog is even *more* widespread than I knew, so I am informed by a colleague (who I will not write about since one of the things I know now is that many people do not like to be written about without their knowledge.

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Carlin Romano

One is that asshole behavior is contagious: if effective interventions are not made, people who are not certified assholes become more prone to temporary asshole behaviors as they try to resist domination and seizures of power.

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Harvard Business Review

Although bullying is legal in every U.S. state, the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) is currently working to introduce legislation in several states, increasing the opportunities for prohibitively expensive lawsuits against employers.

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Harvard Business Review

Although bullying is legal in every U.S. state, the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) is currently working to introduce legislation in several states, increasing the opportunities for prohibitively expensive lawsuits against employers.

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The truth is, part of my problem is that I begin the day by reading the New York Times, reading everyone else’s blogs, and doing my email — which transports me, mentally and intellectually, about as far from the nineteenth century and Civil War historians as I could be transported.

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