Laurence J. Peter


Born
in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
September 16, 1919

Died
January 12, 1990

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Dr. Laurence J. Peter was an educator and "hierarchiologist," best known to the general public for the formulation of the Peter Principle. ...more

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The Peter Principle

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3.80 avg rating — 2,849 ratings — published 1969 — 14 editions
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The Peter Prescription; How...

3.59 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 1973 — 6 editions
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Peter's Quotations: Ideas f...

3.88 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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Why Things Go Wrong, Or, th...

3.34 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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The Peter Plan

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The Peter Pyramid, Or, Will...

3.36 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1969 — 7 editions
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Peter's People and Their Ma...

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Nguyên lý Peter - Tại sao m...

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Pītā No Hōsoku: Sōzōteki Mu...

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Las fórmulas de Peter: cómo...

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More books by Laurence J. Peter…
“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
Laurence J. Peter

“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.”
Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle

“The problem with temptation is that you may not get another chance.”
Laurence Peter