Parkinson's Law[pär′kin sənz]
Origin: propounded by C. Northcote Parkinson (1909-93), Brit economist
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Origin: After Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993), British historian.
parkinson's law - Business Definition
parkinson's law - Cultural Definition
A law propounded by the twentieth-century British scholar C. Northcote Parkinson. It states, “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.”