Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of ten books and he has published more than 100 articles and book chapters.
Dr. Pfeffer has served on the faculties of the business schools at the University of Illinois and the University of California at Berkeley. During the 1981-1982 academic year he was the Thomas Henry Carroll-Ford Foundation Visiting Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the board of directors of 1) SonoSite, a publicly traded company that manufactures and markets hand carried ultrasound equipment, 2) Audible Magic, a start-up developing music and advertising recognition technology, 3) Actify, a start-up with a product that permits easy 3-dimensional visualization of product designs on the internet, and 4) UniCru, a company providing technology-based solutions for the attraction, selection, and retention of employees with a particular focus on the hourly workforce. He also writes a monthly column for Business 2.0 entitled "The Human Factor."
Dr. Pfeffer received his B.S. in Administration and Management Science and his M.S. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
From 1994-1996, Dr. Pfeffer served as Director of Executive Education, responsible for all of the Stanford business school's executive education activities. He has taught executive seminars in 27 countries in addition to lecturing in management development programs and consulting for many companies, associations, and universities in the United States.
Dr. Pfeffer is a member and Fellow of the Academy of Management and a member of the Industrial Relations Research Association. He has won the Richard D. Irwin award for Scholarly Contributions to Management as well as several awards for books and articles.
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Last Updated: Thu, May 25, 2006
|Textbook||Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense||Robert I. Sutton · Jeffrey Pfeffer||Harvard Business School Press- Publisher||276 pages||05/2006|