Jeffrey Pfeffer is Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He is the author or co-author of thirteen books including "The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First," "Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations," and "The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge Into Action." He teaches courses on management, organizational behavior and the evolving role of power in business. His latest book, "Power: Why Some People Have It—And Others Don’t" was published in September, 2010 by HarperCollins.
The current generation is less ready to join the workforce because they’ve been shielded from competitive situations while growing up.