Learnings Mental Models

The Peter Principle: Why Promoting Incompetence Prevails and How to Avoid It

Introduction In the realm of decision-making, the Peter Principle is a concept that sheds light on a common phenomenon: individuals being promoted to positions of incompetence. Coined by Dr. Laurence J. Peter, this mental model explores how people tend to rise to their level of incompetence within hierarchical organizations. Understanding the Peter Principle is crucial […]