The Peter Principle states that “in a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence”, meaning that employees tend to be promoted until they reach a position at which they cannot work competently. It was formulated by Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull in their 1969 book The Peter Principle.
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In the beginning of my career, women were far outnumbered by men in the company for which I worked, both in entry-level positions and especially in management. Perhaps as a way to seek approval by their male counterparts, or perhaps because they were modeling the behavior of the all-male senior management team, many of the [...]Continue Reading →