PETER PRINCIPLE

the theory which postulates that individuals in an establishment will rise to their level of incompetency- that being, workers will keep getting promotions and extra responsibilities till they can't adequately perform their tasks anymore.

PETER PRINCIPLE: "The Peter principle is aptly named for its founder, a Canadian-American educationalist by the name of Lawrence J. Peter."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PETER PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/peter-principle/ (accessed May 10, 2021).
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