Jeff Pfeffer and Bob Sutton suggest you watch for research and innovative suggestions by the following leading thinkers:
|Tracy Allison Altman, owner of the Evidence Soup blog, and the founder of tech startup Ugly Research. Created PepperSlice: “It condenses big, ugly information into small, tasty bites. You can use PepperSlice to explain evidence clearly and concisely.”||Rob Briner, Professor of Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London. Rod is interested in systematic reviews of evidence and has been involved in exploring the relevance of evidence-based practice to management, HRM and organizational psychology.||John W. Boudreau, Professor and Research Director, Center for Effective Organizations, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. He is recognized worldwide for breakthrough research on the bridge between superior human capital, talent and sustainable competitive advantage.
|Frank Domurad, VP, The Carey Group, Inc. A nationally recognized expert in Evidence-Based Practices, he has worked with community and institutional correctional agencies at the Federal, state and local levels across the country to implement EB Practices, including strategic planning, assessment, human resource development, program implementation and training.||Chip Heath, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. His research examines what makes ideas ‘naturally sticky’ in the social marketplace of ideas, and how people design messages to make them stick.||David Kelley, engineer, entrepreneur, educator, and venture capitalist. He was featured by Fortune magazine as one of the “People to Watch” and was selected for the “I.D. 40″ list of America’s leading design innovators. He has been described as “the most sought-after design engineer this side of Thomas Edison.” The company he founded became IDEO, a global leader in the user-centered design of products, services, and environments.
|Tom Kelley, General Manager of IDEO. A genial and entertaining speaker, Tom gives business leaders tools and insights for managing innovation gleaned from the experience of IDEO and other successful design teams.||Steve Levitt, Alvin H. Baum Professor of Economics and Director of Initiative on Chicago Price Theory, University of Chicago. Steve co-authored Freakonomics, and Super Freakonomics, which includes brand new research on topics from terrorism to prostitution to global warming. Steve is also the co-author of the popular New York Times Freakonomics Blog.||Tom Peters, world renowned management innovator, speaker, writer and creative thinker. He holds an MBA and Ph.D. in business from Stanford and several honorary doctorates. He has been honored by dozens of associations in content areas such as management, leadership, quality, human resources, customer service, innovation, marketing, and design.
|Larry Prusak, A researcher and consultant and was the founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Knowledge Management (IKM). Larry has had extensive experience, within the U.S. and internationally, in helping organizations work with their information and knowledge resources.||Denise M. Rousseau, H.J. Heinz II Professor of Organizational Behavior and Public Policy, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses upon the impact workers have on the employment relationship and the firms that employ them.||Anita L. Tucker, Associate Professor of Business Administration in Technology and Operations Management and Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School. She uses operations management and organizational learning theory to understand and improve front-line work processes.|