Boek cover The Peter Principle van Dr. Laurence J Peter (Onbekend)

The Peter Principle

Why Things Always Go Wrong

Engels | E-book | 9780062359490
Onbekend 6,49
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uitgever Harperbusiness
Taal Engels
Bindwijze E-book
Afmetingen Afmeting: 19,1 x 13,3 x 2,5 cm
Aantal paginas 192 pagina's
Ebook formaat Adobe ePub
Illustraties Nee
Auteur(s) Dr. Laurence J Peter | Raymond Hull | Raymond Hull
Uitgever Harperbusiness
Lees dit ebook op Android (smartphone en tablet) | Kobo e-reader | Desktop (Mac en Windows) | iOS (smartphone en tablet) | Windows (smartphone en tablet) | Overige e-reader
Gewicht 154 g
Studieboek Ja
Verpakking breedte 134 mm
Verpakking hoogte 15 mm
Verpakking lengte 216 mm


The classic #1 New York Times bestseller that answers the age-old question

Why is incompetence so maddeningly rampant and so vexingly triumphant?

The Peter Principle, the eponymous law Dr. Laurence J. Peter coined, explains that everyone in a hierarchy—from the office intern to the CEO, from the low-level civil servant to a nation's president—will inevitably rise to his or her level of incompetence. Dr. Peter explains why incompetence is at the root of everything we endeavor to do—why schools bestow ignorance, why governments condone anarchy, why courts dispense injustice, why prosperity causes unhappiness, and why utopian plans never generate utopias.

With the wit of Mark Twain, the psychological acuity of Sigmund Freud, and the theoretical impact of Isaac Newton, Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull's The Peter Principle brilliantly explains how incompetence and its accompanying symptoms, syndromes, and remedies define the world and the work we do in it.

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