Jeffrey Pfeffer Speaker

Jeffrey Pfeffer

The Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

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Management guru who has written numerous best-sellers and articles on the subject.

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Pfeffer has taught at Stanford 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, Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management, and What Were They Thinking Unconventional Wisdom About Management, a collection of 27 essays about management topics, as well as more than 120 articles and book chapters.

From 2003-2007, Pfeffer wrote a monthly column, “The Human Factor,” for the 600,000-person circulation business magazine, Business 2.0. Since 2007, he has written a monthly column providing career advice for Capital, a leading business and economics magazine in Turkey.

Pfeffer has appeared in segments on CBS Sunday Morning, 60 Minutes, and CNBC as well as television programs in Korea, and has been quoted and featured in news articles from countries around the globe. Pfeffer currently serves on the board of directors of the for-profit company Audible Magic as well as nonprofits Quantum Leap Healthcare and The San Francisco Playhouse.

In the past he has served on the boards of Resumix, Unicru, and Workstream, all human capital software companies, and SonoSite, a company designing and manufacturing portable ultrasound machines. Pfeffer has presented seminars in 34 countries throughout the world as well as doing consulting and providing executive education for numerous companies, associations, and universities in the United States. 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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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why Cultivating Power is the Secret to Success
Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why Cultivating Power is the Secret to Success
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Leadership BS | Jeffrey Pfeffer | Talks at Google
Leadership BS | Jeffrey Pfeffer | Talks at Google
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E826: Stanford Prof Jeffrey Pfeffer: "Dying for a Paycheck" modern work toxicity & solutions
E826: Stanford Prof Jeffrey Pfeffer: "Dying for a Paycheck" modern work toxicity & solutions
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Future of Work: Dr Jeffrey Pfeffer Keynote
Future of Work: Dr Jeffrey Pfeffer Keynote
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