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Peter Principle definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Laurence J. Peter died 1990 American (Canadian-born) educator Date: 1968 an observation: in a hierarchy employees tend to rise to the level of their incompetence

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. joc. the principle that members of a hierarchy are promoted until they reach the level at which they are no longer competent. Etymology: L. J. Peter, its propounder, b. 1919



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