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Pellissier Lecture

February 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

The Vital and Alice Pellissier Family Public Lecture Series this year features "Scaling Up Excellence," presented by Stanford University Professor Robert Sutton, professor of management science and engineering and organizational behavior.

Sutton will discuss how to spread, enhance and amplify excellence at all levels of business and organizational management. As the co-founder of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, Sutton specializes in organizational change, leadership, innovation and workplace dynamics.

He earned his Ph.D. in organizational psychology from The University of Michigan and has been a Stanford faculty member since 1983.

Sutton has co-written seven books, including national bestsellers “Good Boss, Bad Boss” and “Scaling Up Excellence.” Sutton’s work now focuses on the causes, drawbacks, and virtues of organizational friction.

The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by Feb. 4 at

For more information, please call 209-228-RSVP or email


Merced Theatre/Art Kamangar Center

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