- Unknown Binding: 179 pages
- Publisher: W. Morrow (1971)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0007EK4L4
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (60 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,368,601 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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You can find a lot of information that will help you better understand the people you work with and work for.
This is a serious book explaining how business and government organizations work when it comes to promoting employees.
The author's background is very relevant to the credibility of this book, which in my opinion, is a true classic.
I'll be honest with you,glad to write this review .......had a million people gotten this before election time ....well we wouldn't be in the shape we are today........... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stanton S vonGrabill jr
Had the original book at one time. If you like Mad Magazine I think you would like this. That is what it reminds me off. But you should ask Alfred E Newman for that call. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Tim
Very well written and entertaining view of career progression/corporate life. Parts of the book are a bit out dated and old fashioned, but the overall book is still excellent.Published 4 months ago by T. Miller
The seminal book about business and how to deal with incompetence. Although somewhat dated, still has a pertinence for today.Published 4 months ago by martine stapp
This book is one of the best of all time when it comes to explaining why there is so much incompetence in the world. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Charles Ashbacher
This is a classic you will want to share with your family, friends, and co-workers alike. Now I know why the incompetent get promoted! (Just kidding)Published 6 months ago by Triple A
Very interesting and truthful interpretation of how hierarchy works, its merits and flaws. The reasons behind human failures in organizations are clearly depicted. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mario Barros
Bought this for my daughter who starts medical school in August. It was recommended by my doctor! He said this is a must read for anyone going to medical school. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Denise Hawk
I read this book in the early 1970s at a time when "The Peter Principle" was first being bandied about. It has gathered dust on my bookshelves ever since. Read morePublished 7 months ago by John Lonergan