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Jeffrey Pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer's website (official or not) http://faculty-gsb.stanford.edu/pfeffer/
subjects Jeffrey Pfeffer writes about Human Resources, Corporate Strategy, Organization
Jeffrey Pfeffer's profile The Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of ten books: 1) The External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective, 2) Organizational Design, 3) Power in Organizations, 4) Organizations and Organization Theory, 5) Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations (translated into German, Dutch, Chinese, Turkish, Spanish and Portuguese), 6) Competitive Advantage Through People: Unleashing the Power of the Work Force (translated into Portuguese, Korean, Indonesian, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, and Turkish), 7) New Directions for Organization Theory: Problems and Prospects (translated into Spanish), 8) The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First (translated into Spanish and Japanese), 9) The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action (translated into Japanese, German, and Polish), and 10) Hidden Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People (translated into Dutch, Japanese, and Korean). He has also published more than 100 articles and book chapters.

Dr. Pfeffer has served on the faculties of the business schools at the University of Illinois and the University of California at Berkeley. During the 1981-1982 academic year he was the Thomas Henry Carroll-Ford Foundation Visiting Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the board of directors of 1) Portola Packaging, a $200 million manufacturer of tamper-evident bottle caps and related equipment, 2) SonoSite, a publicly traded company that develops hand carried ultrasound equipment, 3) Audible Magic, a start-up developing music and advertising recognition technology, 4) Actify, a start-up with a product that permits easy 3-dimensional visualization of product designs on the internet, and 5) UniCru, a company providing technology-based solutions for the attraction, selection, and retention of employees with a particular focus on the hourly workforce. He has served as a member of the visiting committee for the Harvard Business School and is currently on the advisory boards of EarlyBird, a venture capital firm, and Connet and Company, a small high technology executive recruiting firm. He also writes a monthly column for Business 2.0.



Dr. Pfeffer received his B.S. in Administration and Management Science and his M.S. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.



From 1994-1996, Dr. Pfeffer served as Director of Executive Education, responsible for all of the Stanford business school's executive education activities. He has taught executive seminars in 27 countries including Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Korea, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, Canada, Brazil, and Mexico in addition to lecturing in management development programs and consulting for many companies, associations, and universities in the United States.



Dr. Pfeffer is a member and Fellow of the Academy of Management and a member of the Industrial Relations Research Association. He has won the Richard D. Irwin award for Scholarly Contributions to Management as well as several awards for books and articles.


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Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't
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“Pfeffer [blends] academic rigor and practical genius into wonderfully readable text. The leading thinker on the topic of power,...

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 HarperBusiness
 September 2010 - Hardcover
 Personal Success
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Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths And Total Nonsense: Profiting From Evidence-Based Management
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The best organizations have the best talent. . . Financial incentives drive company performance. . . Firms must change or die. Popular axioms like these drive business decisions every day. Yet too...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 March 2006 - Hardcover
 General Management
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The External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective
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Among the most widely cited books in the social sciences, The External Control of Organizations has long been required reading for any student of organization studies. The book, reissued on its

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 Stanford Univ
 March 2003 - Paperback
 Miscellaneous
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Harvard Business Review on Compensation
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This collection will help managers and human resource professionals weigh the pros and cons of different compensation plans and provide a framework for thinking about this important aspect of the war...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 January 2002 - Paperback
 Salary & Compensation
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Harvard Business Review on Organizational Learning
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In today's ever-changing economic landscape, innovation has become even more of a key factor influencing strategic planning. This helpful volume will help the reader recognize and seize innovation...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 June 2001 - Paperback
 Organizational Learning
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Hidden Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People
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Discover how the best companies win not by acquiring the right people - but by building the right organization. The 'war for talent' is one battle every company believes it should be waging. But while

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 Harvard Business School Press
 August 2000 - Hardcover
 Corporate Strategy
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The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action
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Why are there so many gaps between what firms know they should do and what they actually do? Why do so many companies fail to implement the experience and insight they've worked so hard to acquire?...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 January 2000 - Hardcover
 Knowledge Management
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Managing the Workforce of the '90s: What Needs to Change and Why
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An organization's productivity depends on effective management of its workforce. In this best-selling program, Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer reviews the ways in which well-intentioned companies can...

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 audible.com
 December 1999 - Audio Download
 Human Resources
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Six Dangerous Myths About Pay
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Managers are bombarded with advice about pay. Unfortunately, much of that advice is wrong, according to Stanford Business School Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer. The author describes what he calls "The Six...

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 Salary & Compensation
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The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First
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Why is common sense so uncommon when it comes to managing people? How is it that so many seemingly intelligent organizations implement harmful management practices and ideas? In his provocative new...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 January 1998 - Hardcover
 Human Resources
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