Cyril Northcote Parkinson


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British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)

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Work expands to fill the time available for its completion,' wrote Cyril Northcote Parkinson in 1955, and instantly created a whole new domain in the study of human affairs.
Professor Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993) in his book Parkinson's Law: the Pursuit of Progress (1957) was right to say that subordinates multiply at a fixed rate regardless of the amount of work produced.
Indeed, according to the late Professor Cyril Northcote Parkinson, the number of officials and the quantity of the work are seldom related to each other because growth is controlled by two almost axiomatic statements: (1) "An official wants to multiply subordinates, not rivals" and (2) "Officials make work for each other.
Six years later he was promoted Raffles Professor of History in succession to Cyril Northcote Parkinson, (3) retaining the post until late 1966 or early 1967 (the title of his reminiscences is somewhat inaccurate, therefore).
CNN (Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries) 'Work expands to fill the time available for its completion,' wrote Cyril Northcote Parkinson in 1955, and instantly created a whole new domain in the study of human affairs.