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Jan. 21, 2017
Peter's principle
peter dilbert management quotes
I’m sure you have heard about Peter’s principle, if not the name then the principle: In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. and the corollary: In time, every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties. But what struck me recently is that I didn’t know how old this principle was. It was first published in 1969!

— `If you knew Time as well as I do,' said the Hatter, `you wouldn't talk about wasting IT. It's HIM.'
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