Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations Stanford Executive Brief with Jeffrey Pfeffer
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- Recognizing indicators of power.
- Diagnosing points of view on decisions.
- Developing political strategies and tactics.
- Understanding how power is lost.
Most organizations and managers are filled with good ideas; the problem is one of implementation. Power and influence, rather than being the organization's last dirty secrets, are in fact secrets of success for both organizations and individuals. Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer explains how to recognize the indicators of power, how to diagnose points of view in decision making, and how to avoid circumstances where power can be lost.
Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer has been a professor at Stanford University since 1979. He has written or co-written 12 books, including "Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations" and "The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action." He earned his BS and MS at Carnegie Mellon University, and his PhD at Stanford University.