dilbert principle


dilbert principle
 Referring to a popular 1990s cartoon by Scott Adams which finds humor in corporate absurdities.
 ► “The Dilbert Principle is adapted from the PETER PRINCIPLE, a popular management aphorism of a few years ago. Mr. Adams observes that the most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage: management.” (Wall Street Journal, May 30, 1996, p. A11)

American business jargon. 2014.

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