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Peter Principle

  Satirical Principle:  In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
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Dr. Laurence J. Peter (1919-1990) , American educator quipped that people in a hierarchy tend to be promoted until they reach the level where they are incompetent. Since they tend to remain at that level, people in hierarchies tend to be incompetent.
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