Laurence J. Peter is an Canadian author, educator, psychologist, and management theorist in US.
1919 – Born 16th of September in Vancouver, British Columbia.
1941 – Began his career as a teacher.
1963 – Received the degree of Doctor of Education from Washington State University.
1964 – Peter moved to California, where he became an Associate Professor of Education, Director of the Evelyn
Frieden Centre for Prescriptive Teaching and Coordinator of Programs for Emotionally Disturbed Children at the
University of Southern California.
1968 – Published the The Peter Principle, in which he states: "In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence".
1969-1977 – Co-wrote "The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong" 1969, wrote "The Peter Prescription and How to Make Things Go Right" 1972, "The Peter Plan: A Proposal for Survival" 1975, "Peter’s Quotations: Ideas for Our Times" 1977.
1990 – Laurence J. Peter died 12th of January.