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The Dilbert Principle refers to the idea that incompetent employees are being promoted to prevent them from causing harm, since higher level positions don't need to be involved in the production of the company, while people that perform well are retained to production jobs, to keep the company going forward.
The Dilbert Principle is just a variation of the Peter Principle and critics think that this principle is only valuable for amusement.
Is a famous comic strip created by Scott Adams that shows a humorous look in office life, but also manifests lessons on behavioral economics.
In a series of cartoons published throughout the 1990s, he coined the term the Dilbert Principle. The concept was so successful that in 1996 the book “The Dilbert Principle” was created, which became very successful and it ended up selling over a million copies.
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Saul syndrome promotes people beyond their integrity and character.
Because a leader must teach his followers not only to be competent, but to also develop their character as they progress.