Most organizations and managers are filled with good ideas - the problem is implementation. Power and influence, rather than being the organizations' last dirty secrets, are in fact secrets for success. Professor Pfeffer discusses the importance of understanding power and influence, diagnosing points of view on decisions, knowing the strategies and tactics for the effective use of influence, and appraising the role of influence in organizational innovation and change.
"Not the complete book"
An organization's productivity depends on effective management of its workforce. In this best-selling program, Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer reviews the ways in which well-intentioned companies can undermine their workforce and offers some new perspectives on more enlightened leadership. He highlights the workforce as a competitive advantage, the rhetoric and reality of "empowerment", and the costs of obsession with control.