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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management H-index 88 Citations 137,676 147 World Ranking 22 National Ranking 15

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Awards & Achievements

Dean of Fellow, Academy of Management

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Management
  • Social psychology

His primary areas of investigation include Public relations, Marketing, Power, Organizational effectiveness and Politics. His study in Public relations is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Competition and Causation. His work carried out in the field of Power brings together such families of science as Telecommunications, Resource allocation, Educational research and Contingency theory.

His Organizational effectiveness research integrates issues from Organizational commitment, Social environment, Organization development and Organizational learning. His Politics study incorporates themes from Control, Positive economics, Resource dependence theory and Interlocking directorate. Jeffrey Pfeffer has researched Resource dependence theory in several fields, including Argument, Organizational behavior and Subject.

His most cited work include:

  • The External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective (12683 citations)
  • The External Control of Organizations. (3869 citations)
  • Power in organizations (3483 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Public relations, Social psychology, Power, Marketing and Affect. His Public relations research incorporates themes from Higher education, Business education, Control and Politics. His Knowledge management research extends to Control, which is thematically connected.

His study in Organizational behavior and Job attitude falls within the category of Social psychology. Power is frequently linked to Management in his study. His research investigates the connection between Affect and topics such as Demographic economics that intersect with problems in Association.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public relations (23.77%)
  • Social psychology (14.72%)
  • Power (10.19%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Social psychology (14.72%)
  • Affect (8.30%)
  • Marketing (10.19%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Jeffrey Pfeffer mainly investigates Social psychology, Affect, Marketing, Economic evaluation and Power. His studies in Social psychology integrate themes in fields like Politics, Business ethics and Mindset. His Economic evaluation research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Salient, Resource, Public economics and Control.

His biological study deals with issues like Knowledge management, which deal with fields such as Resource dependence theory, Product, Strategic planning and Scenario planning. In his study, Learned helplessness and Social psychology is inextricably linked to Management, which falls within the broad field of Power. Jeffrey Pfeffer conducts interdisciplinary study in the fields of Focus and Public relations through his research.

Between 2011 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Impact of Economics on Contemporary Sociology (274 citations)
  • The Relationship Between Workplace Stressors and Mortality and Health Costs in the United States (150 citations)
  • You're Still the Same: Why Theories of Power Hold over Time and Across Contexts (62 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Management
  • Social psychology

Occupational safety and health, Sharing economy, Ecosystem, Business model and Public relations are his primary areas of study. The Occupational safety and health study combines topics in areas such as Psychosocial, General Social Survey and Environmental health. His General Social Survey research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Socioeconomics and Demographic economics.

His Environmental health study combines topics in areas such as Health equity and Health policy. His research in Sharing economy intersects with topics in Commerce, Information economy, Information technology and Industrial organization. His work blends Public relations and Management practices studies together.

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Top Publications

The External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective

Jeffrey Pfeffer;Gerald R. Salancik.
(1978)

37661 Citations

Power in organizations

Jeffrey Pfeffer.
(1981)

9351 Citations

The External Control of Organizations.

J. Kenneth Benson;Jeffrey Pfeffer;Gerald R. Salancik.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1978)

6920 Citations

A social information processing approach to job attitudes and task design.

Gerald R. Salancik;Jeffrey Pfeffer.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1978)

5969 Citations

Competitive Advantage Through People

Jeffrey Pfeffer.
(1994)

4548 Citations

Organizational Legitimacy: Social Values and Organizational Behavior

John Dowling;Jeffrey Pfeffer.
Sociological Perspectives (1975)

4293 Citations

Managing With Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations

Jeffrey Pfeffer.
(1992)

4088 Citations

Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations

Leda McIntyre Hall;Jeffrey Pfeffer.
Public Productivity & Management Review (1993)

3945 Citations

Organizations and Organization Theory

Jeffrey Pfeffer.
(1982)

3346 Citations

Competitive advantage through people : unleashing the power of the work force

Jeffrey Pfeffer.
Published in <b>1994</b> in Boston Mass by Harvard Business School Press (1994)

3145 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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