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parkinson's law

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  • n. C. Northcote Parkinson's cynical observation that work will expand so as to fill the time available for its completion
  • n. C. Northcote Parkinson's cynical observation that the number of subordinates in an organization will increase linearly regardless of the amount of work to be done

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  • Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.

    August 1, 2008