"There is always a philosophy for lack of courage."—Albert Camus

Thursday, June 09, 2005

Peter Appalled

We have all heard of the Peter Principle that employees continue to be promoted until they reach their level of incompetence, at which point they stagnate and adversely affect the entire corporate or institutional infrastructure.

How about the post-modern version of it, where the supervisor who gets stuck with the incompetent that he cannot demote, decides to falsely promote him just to clean up that department? Is this my discovery?

Read all about it in my article today about the case of the Doctor who kept messing up and kept getting better jobs....

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