Jon Summers said:Tell your manager that you want to improve your skills.
You have not worked in an enterprise, isn't it? ;-)
It's not only that rational arguments are not accepted and do not work often, but as Rod Wing mentioned, to share information…
this question is a consequence of thinking about an issue discussed by Rod Wing in this post.
To refresh my knowledge, I read these two wiki articles about level numbers:
Hi Rod Wing,
Artur Goldsweer recently posted this to be an issue and filed Defect 1051127.