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The Peter principle revisited: A computational study

Overview of attention for article published in Physica A, February 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 2,536)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
5 news outlets
blogs
24 blogs
twitter
256 tweeters
facebook
10 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
11 Google+ users
linkedin
1 LinkedIn user
reddit
4 Redditors
video
1 video uploader

Citations

dimensions_citation
36 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
289 Mendeley
citeulike
12 CiteULike
Title
The Peter principle revisited: A computational study
Published in
Physica A, February 2010
DOI 10.1016/j.physa.2009.09.045
Authors

Alessandro Pluchino, Andrea Rapisarda, Cesare Garofalo

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 14 5%
Japan 10 3%
United Kingdom 8 3%
France 7 2%
Italy 4 1%
Canada 3 1%
Denmark 2 <1%
Switzerland 2 <1%
Portugal 2 <1%
Other 13 4%
Unknown 224 78%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 72 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 62 21%
Other 32 11%
Student > Master 28 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 21 7%
Other 74 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Computer Science 37 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 36 12%
Physics and Astronomy 32 11%
Business, Management and Accounting 30 10%
Social Sciences 22 8%
Other 132 46%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 429. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 April 2019.
All research outputs
#21,015
of 13,098,604 outputs
Outputs from Physica A
#1
of 2,536 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#128
of 144,624 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Physica A
#1
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