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The Peter Principle

By Laurence J. Peter,Raymond Hull

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| Hardcover | 9780848821562

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This bestselling business classic of more than twenty-five years' duration is a dead-on account of why boredom, bungling, and bad management are built into every organization. Through hilarious case histories and cartoons adapted from Punch, Dr. Pete Continue

This bestselling business classic of more than twenty-five years' duration is a dead-on account of why boredom, bungling, and bad management are built into every organization. Through hilarious case histories and cartoons adapted from Punch, Dr. Peter shows how America's corporate career track drives employees relentlessly upward -- until they get promoted into jobs they just can't do and wind up desperately treading water, driving their colleagues crazy, and dragging down productivity and profit.

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  • 1 person finds this helpful

    Funny at tmes, but the made up exemples are way too many. The book equivalent of an executive toy... Fun for a short while. In any case, it's worth a quick read once

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    Carlo Amoretti said on Dec 15, 2012 | Add your feedback

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    Stupido e ripetitivo.

    Vorrebbe essere divertente, ma ripetere lo stesso concetto per più di cento pagine non fa ridere; piuttosto risulta abbastanza frustrante. Di una stupidità sconcertante; forse perchè, diversamente dalle leggi di murphy che adoro, si vuole prendere tr ...(continue)

    Vorrebbe essere divertente, ma ripetere lo stesso concetto per più di cento pagine non fa ridere; piuttosto risulta abbastanza frustrante. Di una stupidità sconcertante; forse perchè, diversamente dalle leggi di murphy che adoro, si vuole prendere troppo sul serio.

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    Francesco A. said on Jun 19, 2011 | Add your feedback

Book Details

  • Rating:
    (2)
    • 3 stars
  • English Books
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN-10: 0848821564
  • ISBN-13: 9780848821562
  • Publisher: Amereon Ltd
  • Publish date: 2001-06-01
  • Dimensions: 129 mm x 903 mm x 1,418 mm
  • Also available as: Mass Market Paperback , Paperback , Library Binding
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