C. Northcote Parkinson Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by C. Northcote Parkinson

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C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Deliberative bodies become decreasingly effective after they pass five to eight members. Deliberative bodies become decreasingly effective after they pass five to eight members.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Expansion means complexity and complexity decay. Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom. The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: The smaller the function, the greater the management. The smaller the function, the greater the management.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: In the foundation and development of a successful enterprise there must be a single-minded pursuit of financial profit. In the foundation and development of a successful enterprise there must be a single-minded pursuit of financial profit.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: The onset of one religion can be resisted only by another. The onset of one religion can be resisted only by another.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Expenditures rise to meet income. Expenditures rise to meet income.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take. The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: The void created by the failure to communicate is soon filled with poison, drivel and misrepresentation. The void created by the failure to communicate is soon filled with poison, drivel and misrepresentation.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Imagination is essential and it comes first, for without imagination we are aimless. Imagination is essential and it comes first, for without imagination we are aimless.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: When any organizational entity expands beyond 21 members, the real power will be in some smaller body. When any organizational entity expands beyond 21 members, the real power will be in some smaller body.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: The basic quality for the diplomat is not intelligence but loyalty. The basic quality for the diplomat is not intelligence but loyalty.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Parkinson's Fourth Law: The number of people in any working group tends to increase regardless of the amount of work to be done. Parkinson's Fourth Law: The number of people in any working group tends to increase regardless of the amount of work to be done.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: It is the busiest man who has time to spare. It is the busiest man who has time to spare.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want. In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Expenditure rises to meet income. Expenditure rises to meet income.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married. Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse. Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: The mind reels at the multiplication of books intended to justify the author's promotion from assistant to associate professor. The mind reels at the multiplication of books intended to justify the author's promotion from assistant to associate professor.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: It is better to be a has-been than a never-was. It is better to be a has-been than a never-was.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: If there is a way to delay an important decision, the good bureaucracy, public or private, will find it. If there is a way to delay an important decision, the good bureaucracy, public or private, will find it.
C. Northcote Parkinson quotes: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.