Author - Jeffrey Pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of thirteen books including The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First, Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations, The Knowing-Doing Gap.

How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge Into Action, Hidden Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People, and Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management, as well as more than 120 articles and book chapters. Jeffrey’s latest book, entitled Power: Why Some People Have It—And Others Don’t was published in September, 2010 by HarperCollins.

Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer began his career at the business school at the University of Illinois and then taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Jeffrey has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School, Singapore Management University, London Business School, and a frequent visitor at IESE in Barcelona.
From 2003-2007, Pfeffer wrote a monthly column, “The Human Factor,” for the 600,000-person circulation business magazine Business 2.0 and from 2007 to 2010, wrote a monthly column providing career advice for Capital, a leading business and economics magazine in Turkey. Pfeffer currently contributes to the Harvard Business Review blog, BNET (CBS Interactive), The Washington Post “On Leadership” blog, and Politico. Pfeffer has appeared in segments on CBS Sunday Morning, Fox and Friends, 60 Minutes, Bloomberg TV, and CNBC and has been quoted and featured in news articles from countries around the globe.

Pfeffer currently serves on the board of directors of the nonprofit Quantum Leap Healthcare. In the past he has served on various boards, including Resumix, Unicru, and Workstream. Pfeffer has presented seminars in 34 countries throughout the world.

Jeffrey Pfeffer has won the Richard I. Irwin Award presented by the Academy of Management for scholarly contributions to management and numerous awards for articles and books.


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