Rao, Hayagreeva "Huggy"
Atholl McBean Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Stanford University
Hayagreeva “Huggy” Rao is the Atholl McBean Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also serves as Director of the Managing Talent for Strategic Advantage Executive Program. Professor Rao has published widely in the fields of management and sociology and studies the social and cultural causes of organizational change. In his research, he studies three sub-processes of organizational change: creation of new social structures; the transformation of existing social structures; and the dissolution of existing social structures. His recent work investigates the role of social movements as motors of organizational change in professional and organizational fields.