The Peter Principle Author:Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hall Why is the human race loundering in a morass of occupational, academic, and administrative ineffiency? Here, at last, is the answer in the delightful, dead-pan humor of this book. — Not only do the authors reveal why the world is so completely screwed up, but they provide proven techniques for creative control of personal, social, and business p... more »roblems. They analyze the reasons for human failure and tell how to achieve a state of well-being by avoiding that unwanted, ultimate promotion.
Students of Freud, Potter, and Parkinson will be fascinated by this satirical examination of man's tendency to escalate himself to oblivion at this level of incompetence.« less