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Parkinson’s Law by C. Nothcote Parkinson

Contributed by Chris Purcell on May 9th, 2014. Artwork published in .
    Parkinson’s Law by C. Nothcote Parkinson
    Photo: Chris Purcell. © Ballantine Books. License: All Rights Reserved.

    “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion” was Parkinson’s observation about the way that people in government or business, especially in committees, do their jobs. First published in 1955, it was meant to be funny, but of course it’s all too true. 

     

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