Some (over)sensitive readers may find this post offensive. Arrogant. Elitist.
Bozo effect (aka Bozo explosion) - gradual descent of (once unequivocally high) average employee's competence level (overall: skillwise, intellectual, attitude, etc.), usually due to lowered recruitment standards, departure of key people or general organisation culture degradation.
Bozo effect is usually accompanied by ignorance - subjects lack the awareness of the