What Makes People Powerful?
June 18, 2011 § Leave a comment
Paul Jones via http://www.forbes.com
A new book delves into the skills that separate the alphas from the omegas.
A new book from Stanford University professor Jeffrey Pfeffer, Ph.D., delves into this very issue. Pfeffer, a professor of organizational behavior at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, released his book, Power: Why Some People Have it and Others Don’t last month. Pfeffer’s argument is that there’s a crucial skill set that separates alphas like Steve Jobs andGoogle ( GOOG – news – people ) cofounder Larry Page from the omegas–and that potentially matters more than I.Q., charisma, and even hard work…..