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Veena Saxena

Dear Prof. Sutton,
It must have taken a lot of research from your end to come up with such a universally applicable rule. One of the finest books I have read on organization culture . It not only provides insights into the who or what of unprofessional behaviour but also the why aspect of it. the virtues of assholes (largely the successful and popular executives)that you have written about, in a way, I would say are justifications for asshole behaviour. I feel that a large number of people resort to asshole behaviour in order to hide their incapabilities and incompetencies. And indeed, dealing with them is trauma.


After reading this Zen story:

I thought maybe we should want these people in the workplace. I am half kidding — and half not.

I am happy for your book's success!

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