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based on Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor’s book Primed to Perform.
Many companies assume that there’s only one ladder to climb, one path to success. The Peter Principle, formulated by Laurence J. Peter, states that the selection of a candidate for a position is based on the candidate’s performance in their current role, rather than on abilities relevant to the intended role. Thus, employees only stop being promoted once they can no longer perform effectively, and so always rise “to the level of their incompetence.”
Source: @work:a career blog
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