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]
Expenditures rise to meet income.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson quotes [07/11/2011 09:07:15]
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]

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