Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don't

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Harper Collins, Sep 14, 2010 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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“Pfeffer [blends] academic rigor and practical genius into wonderfully readable text. The leading thinker on the topic of power, Pfeffer here distills his wisdom into an indispensable guide.”
—Jim Collins, author of New York Times bestselling author Good to Great and How the Mighty Fall

 

Some people have it, and others don’t—Jeffrey Pfeffer explores why in Power. One of the greatest minds in management theory and author or co-author of thirteen books, including the seminal business school text Managing With Power, Pfeffer shows readers how to succeed and wield power in the real world.

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Review: Power: Why Some People Have it and Others Don't

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This book is more a lesson on manipulation than power. It's also pretty much a book on logical advice from dear old dad. It's worth the read but not what one would refer to as a spell-bounding read ... Read full review

Review: Power: Why Some People Have it and Others Don't

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This book is more a lesson on manipulation than power. It's also pretty much a book on logical advice from dear old dad. It's worth the read but not what one would refer to as a spell-bounding read ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has authored or coauthored fourteen books and is a highly sought-after expert on the subject of power and leadership. He is widely considered one of the leading management experts in the world. Pfeffer has been a visiting professor at London Business School, Harvard Business School, Singapore Management University, and IESE. He has served on the boards of several human capital software companies as well as on a variety of public and nonprofit boards. He lives in Hillsborough, California.

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