The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong

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Price
$15.99
Publisher
Harper Business
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.32 X 0.58 inches | 0.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062092069

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About the Author

Laurence J. Peter was born in Canada and received an EdD from Washington State University. An experienced teacher, counselor, school psychologist, prison instructor, consultant, and university professor, he wrote articles for many journals and magazines as well as several books. He died in 1990.

Raymond Hull wrote many stage plays as well as articles for Punch, Maclean's, and Esquire. He died in 1985.

Reviews

"The Peter Principle has cosmic implications."--The New York Times
"Ruefully delightful ... excruciatingly applicable--and fun to read"--Playboy
"[The Peter Principle] has struck a throbbing public nerve... a minor cultural phenomenon and its title phrase, like Parkinson's Law, is certain to enter the language."--Life magazine