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The Peter Principle: The scientific reason everything is a bit shit

The Peter Principle: The scientific reason everything is a bit shit

(8:40) We live in times of seemingly unending progress - and yet somehow things still always go wrong: trains are late, broadband speeds suck and the promotion always goes to the wrong person. Well, it turns out there's an explanation for all this - and progress itself is the problem. Meet The Peter Principle.

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Guest: Jerym patrick (752 days ago)
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The Peters principle states that people tend to be promoted to their level of incompetence and that's wher they stayed

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The Peters principle states that people tend to be promoted to their level of incompetence and that's wher they stayed

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COncernedCitizen COncernedCitizen (757 days ago)

The Peter Principle is close to "The Dilbert Principle."

"The Dilbert principle refers to a 1990s theory by Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams stating that companies tend to systematically promote their least-competent employees to management (generally middle management), in order to limit the amount of damage they are capable of doing."

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The Peter Principle is close to "The Dilbert Principle."

"The Dilbert principle refers to a 1990s theory by Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams stating that companies tend to systematically promote their least-competent employees to management (generally middle management), in order to limit the amount of damage they are capable of doing."

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