Cyril Northcote Parkinson

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Cyril Northcote Parkinson

Cyril Northcote Parkinson

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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Delay is the deadliest form of denial.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Expenditures rise to meet income.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. General recognition of this fact is shown in the proverbial phrase It is the busiest man who has time to spare.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:17]
The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:27]
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 [07/11/2011 09:07:45]
Make the people sovereign and the poor will use the machinery of government to dispossess the rich.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:55]
Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:15]
Where life is colorful and varied, religion can be austere or unimportant. Where life is appallingly monotonous, religion must be emotional, dramatic and intense. Without the curry, boiled rice can be very dull.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:34]
The smaller the function, the greater the management.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:44]
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 [07/11/2011 09:07:20]
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 [07/11/2011 09:07:31]
Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:38]
Expenditure rises to meet income.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:07]
When any organizational entity expands beyond 21 members, the real power will be in some smaller body.More Cyril Northcote Parkinson [07/11/2011 09:07:29]

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