C. Northcote Parkinson


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

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QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Stagecoach; 2 Little Richard; 3 Sir Humphry Davy; 4 C. Northcote Parkinson (ParkinsonEURs Law); 5 The seaweed kelp.
"Work expands to fill the time available for its completion." C. Northcote Parkinson (Parkinson's Law--1962)
C. Northcote Parkinson, an oddball with an odd name, was a British novelist and historian whose output ranged from Napoleonic-era military fiction to a history of seaborne trade.
We've become delegators; memowriters and "comitologists" (the term C. Northcote Parkinson coined for the science of "committee-sitting") and we're protected from intrusive interruptions from the media by our electronic shield -- voice mail.