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The Center for Work, Technology & Organization (WTO) is a research center located within the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University’s School of Engineering. WTO’s faculty, graduate students, and industrial research partners are committed to basic and applied research on how work is changing and how to design more effective organizations and technologies.



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PhD Program

WTO offers the only doctoral program in organizational studies in the United States located in an engineering school. WTO doctoral students combine studies in engineering, management, sociology, and psychology to build a unique and balanced perspective on work, technology, and organizations.


WTO colloquia bring outside speakers to present recent research of interest to the greater Stanford community engaged in organizational research.