Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations
Written By: Jeffrey Pfeffer (Thomas D. Dee Professor of Organizational BehaviorStanford Graduate School of Business)
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Audiobook Summary: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.