Mats Alvesson is a Professor within the Department of Business Administration at Lund University. He is also co-author of the book "The Stupidity Paradox: The Power and Pitfalls of Functional Stupidity at Work".
The stupidity paradox: functional stupidity at work
Stupidity in business can lead to disasters yet a mindless workplace can produce good results, at least for awhile. This is the stupidity paradox and we talk to Professor Mats Alvesson to find out more.