Cyril Northcote Parkinson

Cyril Northcote Parkinson

was a British naval historian and author of some sixty books, the most famous of which was his bestseller Parkinson's Law, which led him to be also considered as an important scholar within the field
A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The smaller the function, the greater the management.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:44]
Expenditure rises to meet income.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:07]
The man whose life is devoted to paperwork has lost the initiative. He is dealing with things that are brought to his notice, having ceased to notice anything for himself.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:20]
The Law of Triviality... briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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