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
The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:45]
Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:38]
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]
When any organizational entity expands beyond 21 members, the real power will be in some smaller body.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:29]
It is not the business of the botanist to eradicate weeds. Enough for him if he can tell us just how fast they grow.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:31]

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