Jeffrey Pfeffer
Scholar

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, and author of the Sept. 2010 book, POWER: Why Some People Have it and Others Don’t.

Latest by Jeffrey Pfeffer

Inside the head of an overpaid CEO

Inside the head of an overpaid CEO

High CEO pay is like a zombie that will not die. Social psychology explains why.

You and Anthony Weiner

You and Anthony Weiner

by Jeffrey Pfeffer

Women and power in the workplace

Although both women and men are uncomfortable with some aspects of power and the actions required to achieve it, women in general are more uncomfortable with power-seeking behaviors such as self-promotion...

You get what you pay for--even with state employees

Somehow we have come to believe that there is a trade-off between being fiscally sound and paying people well. But that trade-off is mostly a myth...