Jerry B. Harvey

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Jerry B. Harvey is Professor Emeritus of Management at The George Washington University.[1] During his career, he has served as a consultant to a wide variety of industrial, governmental, religious, military, educational, and voluntary organizations. He is the author of approximately fifty professional articles and has written two books: The Abilene Paradox and Other Meditations on Management[1] and How Come Every Time I Get Stabbed in the Back, My Fingerprints Are on the Knife? He is also featured in several videos focusing on organizational behavior including, "The Asoh Defense," "The Gunsmoke Phenomenon," and "The Abilene Paradox".

Currently, he is involved in research dealing with ethical, moral, and spiritual issues of organization.


  1. ^ a b Fountain, Henry (April 17, 2005). "The World; Even Cardinals Are Prone to Peer Pressure". The New York Times. Retrieved July 15, 2010.