Avoid Peter Principle Promotions with Star Profile

Janove created the "Star Profile" to provide a basis for mutual understanding between direct reports and their supervisors. One of its benefits, outlined in Janove’s book, The Star Profile, is that it helps management avoid dreaded "Peter Principle" promotions. Peter Principle Promotions Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull‘s 1968 book, The Peter Principle, theorized […]

Acting Koi

Litigation Value: As to Dunder Mifflin, $500,000 (for potential hostile work environment, race discrimination/harassment, and/or intentional/negligent infliction of emotional distress damages); as to Andy, $25,000 (for potential assault, battery, humiliation, and emotional distress damages); as to Michael, $300 (value of decapitated koi). Eight seconds. That’s precisely how long Michael needed to both sexually and racially […]