“Pfeffer lays bare the hidden costs of the gig economy, employment instability, and many modern management practices. If you’ve got a job, you must read this book.”

—Laszlo Bock, CEO and Co-Founder of Humu & author of Work Rules!

About Jeffrey Pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of 15 books. Dr. Pfeffer received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University and his Ph.D. from Stanford.

Praise for Dying for a Paycheck

“This is simply the most important business book I have read in a decade. As Pfeffer’s sharp analysis points out, the relationship between people and organizations is flat-out broken. Offering a range of solutions, Dying for a Paycheck will start a revolution.”

—Tom Rath, author of STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0

“This profound book on personal well-being and organizational work environments should change how work is done and literally save lives. Using Pfeffer’s insights, employees can take responsibility for their physical and mental health and leaders can create abundant organizations that win.”

—Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

“As Pfeffer shows, [a good workplace] is a fundamental right in our fast changing society. Dying for a Paycheck is an essential book from one of our greatest organizational scholars.”

—Professor Lynda Gratton, author of the The 100-Year Life – living and working in an age of longevity

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