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Jan 5, 2012
The PHB is infected with it - remains to be seen if it's a fatal case....
Jan 5, 2012
Yes, I am one of the half million nerds that had to hit Wikepedia this morning to understand today's strip. Darned English majors always trying to slip inconsequential knowledge into my brain!

Thanks Scott!!! I thought you were supposed to be on our side! ;-)
Jan 5, 2012
Sounds like 500 plus people we know and elect
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Jan 5, 2012

Yes, the hubri is a great little car. And green, too. Designed for politicians, PHBs and other such critters, it runs on hot air.
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Jan 5, 2012
@Axesmi: first of all you contradict yourself. In the first sentence you say management is smart and later you conclude that they are dumber than dirt.

Secondly: the Peter principle simply states that people are promoted to their level of incompetence, i.e.: as long as they are competent they keep being promoted, and in the position where they are no longer competent, they are stuck, because... they are incompetent. It says nothing about them being dumb.

Just a thought: maybe people should be hired at the top level and you keep demoting them to their level of competence. The reversed Peter principle. Though I suspect it would wreak havoc in employee motivation.
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