Jeffrey Pfeffer

  • Professor of organisational behaviour at Stanford University
  • Former writer of a monthly column, “The Human Factor,” for the business magazine, Business 2.0
  • Best selling author of 'Leadership BS'

Biography

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.

Dr. Pfeffer received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University and his Ph.D. from Stanford. He began his career at the business school at the University of Illinois and then taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Pfeffer has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School, Singapore Management University, London Business School, Copenhagen Business School, and for the past 12 years a visitor at IESE in Barcelona.

From 2003-2007, Pfeffer wrote a monthly column, “The Human Factor,” for the 650,000-person circulation business magazine, Business 2.0 and from 2007-2010, he wrote a monthly column providing career advice for Capital, a leading business and economics magazine in Turkey. Pfeffer has also written for Fortune.comBNET, the Washington Post, and BloombergBusinessWeek.com. 

He is the author or co-author of 14 books including  Leadership B.S.: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time which was nominated for the 2015 Financial Times and Mckinsey Business Book of the year.

Pfeffer has presented seminars in 39 countries throughout the world as well as doing consulting and providing executive education for numerous companies, associations, and universities in the United States.

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