Tag: Laurence Peter

The Self Licking Ice Cream Cone Problem


Recall the Peter Principle – Item 2.  “Whether the mission expands or contracts, bureaucratic overhead grows at a steady rate.”  According to Laurence Peter, at a rate of somewhat more than 5% annually.  5% growth will double the base every 14 years.  That rate… Continue Reading “The Self Licking Ice Cream Cone Problem”

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