Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:"not recognizing one's own incompetence" problem.
Studies on the Dunning–Kruger effect tend to focus on American test subjects. A study on some East Asian subjects suggested that something like the opposite of the Dunning–Kruger effect may operate on self-assessment and motivation to improve. East Asians tend to underestimate their abilities, and see underachievement as a chance to improve themselves and get along with others.
Jayesh A Lalwani wrote:I wonder if whole organizations go through DK effect. Obviously if an organization is successful, it might think that the methods used to run the org are the best, even though they might be suboptimal.