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The Peter Principle: Say NO! to incompetence at work

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The Peter Principle: Say NO! to incompetence at work

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Sep 2, 2015


Boost competence and efficiency in your company

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the Peter Principle, providing you with the essential information and saving time.

In 50 minutes you will be able to:

   • Understand the theory behind the Peter Principle and how it can affect the performance of your company
   • Identify the different levels of competence among your workers and learn how to recognize signs of incompetence
   • Recognize the structure of promotions in your company and avoid inefficiency

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Sep 2, 2015

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Key information

Name: the Peter Principle.

Uses: human resource and performance management, development of human potential.

Why is it successful? Its success is uncertain because it depends on the individuals and the organisations.

Key words:

Competence: knowledge and know-how required for maximum efficiency in a given position

Efficiency: synonymous with excellence, the ability of an employee to perform certain tasks with limited resources (time, money, etc.)

Hierarchy: authority structure within an organisation

Promotion: appointing a worker to a higher level within an organisation.


When considering the Peter Principle, it is particularly important to realise that this model, though enlightening in many given situations, comes from a satirical book and, therefore, must be used with caution to when establishing scientific facts. In the context of increasingly strong hierarchies within organisations, there is the question of internal promotion. Should the competence of an employee be the dominant criterion for determining hierarchical ascension? How can this level of competence be measured? Does an efficient employee necessarily make for a good organiser?

Definition of the model

The Peter Principle states that if an employee is

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