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I come to praise Caesar not to bury him

August 14, 2015 - 10:50 -- Admin

During the ‘choppergate’ saga, many in the media, including many who normally support Abbott, began turning against him. There were reports that inside the Liberal Party questions were again being raised about his leadership, about his political judgment, which could lead to another leadership challenge in the not too distant future.

The Peter Principle

April 15, 2015 - 17:30 -- Admin

It was way back in 1969, 45 years ago, that Laurence J Peter, Canadian educator and management theorist, formulated The Peter Principle, a concept in management theory in which the selection of a candidate for a position is based on the candidate's performance in their current role rather than on abilities relevant to the intended role. From this principle, he argued that employees stop being promoted only when they can no longer perform effectively, famously concluding that "managers rise to the level of their incompetence."