Efficient Promotion Strategies in a Hierarchical Organization

@article{Pluchino2011EfficientPS,
  title={Efficient Promotion Strategies in a Hierarchical Organization},
  author={A. Pluchino and Andrea Rapisarda and Cesare Garofalo},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2011},
  volume={abs/1102.2837}
}
  • A. Pluchino, Andrea Rapisarda, Cesare Garofalo
  • Published 2011
  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
  • ArXiv
  • The Peter principle has recently been investigated by means of an agent-based simulation, and its validity has been numerically corroborated. It has been confirmed that, within certain conditions, it can really influence in a negative way the efficiency of a pyramidal organization adopting meritocratic promotions. It was also found that, in order to bypass these effects, alternative promotion strategies should be adopted, as for example a random selection choice. In this paper, within the same… CONTINUE READING

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