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Jeffrey Pfeffer , PhD 

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: 1) The
External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective, 2)
Organizational Design, 3) Power in Organizations, 4) Organizations and
Organization Theory, 5) Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in
Organizations (translated into German, Dutch, Chinese, Turkish, Spanish and
Portuguese), 6) Competitive Advantage Through People: Unleashing the Power
of the Work Force (translated into Portuguese, Korean, Indonesian, Dutch,
Spanish, Chinese, and Turkish), 7) New Directions for Organization Theory:
Problems and Prospects (translated into Spanish), 8) The Human Equation:
Building Profits by Putting People First (translated into Spanish, Chinese,
and Japanese), 9) The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge
into Action (translated into Japanese, German, and Polish), and 10) Hidden
Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary
People (translated into Dutch, Japanese, and Korean). He has also published
more than 110 articles and book chapters. His most recent book, co-authored
with Robert Sutton, Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense:
Profiting from Evidence-Based Management will be published in March, 2006 by
Harvard Business School Press.

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 develops hand-carried ultrasound equipment, 2) Audible
Magic, a start-up developing music and advertising recognition technology
and copyright protection products, and 3) UniCru, a company providing
technology-based solutions for the attraction, selection, and retention of
employees (work force optimization) with a particular focus on the hourly
workforce. Pfeffer writes a monthly management column called "The Human
Factor" for Business 2.0, a leading business magazine with a circulation of

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 including
Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore,
Korea, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Great
Britain, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Israel, Turkey,
South Africa, Canada, Brazil, and Mexico 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.