Jeffrey Pfeffer





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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; 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, as well as more than 150 articles and book chapters. Pfeffer’s latest book, entitled Power: Why Some People Have It—And O ...more

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You may have seen the big news on health care: Aetna is going to stop offering individual health insurance policies on the health exchanges in 11 of the 15 states where it operates. Aetna follows the lead of another large health insurer, United Health, which announced in April that it was withdrawing from almost all of the health insurance marketplaces where it operated.


The problem: the compani...

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Power: Why Some People Have...

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The Knowing-Doing Gap: How ...

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Leadership BS: Fixing Workp...

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Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-...

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Managing With Power: Politi...

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The Human Equation: Buildin...

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What Were They Thinking?: U...

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The External Control of Org...

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People are the Name of the ...

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Competitive Advantage Throu...

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“Your most important task as a leader is to teach people how to think and ask the right questions so that the world doesn't go to hell if you take a day off.”
Jeffrey Pfeffer

“a large body of empirical research conducted over decades suggests that student evaluations are more than unhelpful; instead, they are likely to change the behaviors of presenters in ways that make learning and personal growth less likely. That is one reason why Armstrong concluded that “teacher ratings are detrimental to students.”
Jeffrey Pfeffer, Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time

“Being memorable equals getting picked.”
Jeffrey Pfeffer, Power: Why Some People Have it and Others Don't



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