Jeffrey Pfeffer reveals the secrets for building your personal power at work, and explains why workplace politics are critical to your career success. Pfeffer is Thomas D. Dee II professor of organizational behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
How important is power in the workplace? 0:05
What strategies can I use to increase my power at work? 1:40
Why are social relationships important for advancing your career? 3:09
Does confidence matter more than authenticity? 4:43
Read an excerpt from professor Pfeffer’s book Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don’t: http://jeffreypfeffer.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/jpfeffer-power-excerpt.pdf
Find out why Pfeffer believes that traditional workplace hierarchies still matter: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/jeffrey-pfeffer-do-workplace-hierarchies-still-matter