Human Resources

Gartner Glossary

Peter Principle

The Peter Principle is an observation that, in a hierarchical organization, people tend to be promoted until they reach their “level of incompetence.” This idea was named and developed by Laurence J. Peter, in his book The Peter Principle.

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Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2021

Gartner surveyed more than 800 human resources leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify HR trends and assess HR priorities and expected challenges for 2021. Discover the top five initiatives chief human resource officers and HR professionals are prioritizing in 2021.