C. N. Parkinson had a varied career as a writer. He is best known as the author of Parkinson's Law, but among other books he also wrote a biography of Horatio Hornblower, a series of naval novels and several history books (including Britannia Rules and The Rise of Big Business). --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
series of tongue in cheek essays, easy read , entertaining and fun with a lot of his observations true to life.Published 2 months ago by william walsh
If you've ever worked in an office and think things are messed up--read this book. It's a quick, fun read and you'll be naming names and identifying people in your organization. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Holly
replaces one I have read many times and is a great explanation for how bureaucracy feeds on itselfPublished 13 months ago by CONRAD
…before comics such as Dilbert became acceptable workplace reading stuff, there was Parkinson’s Law. Unfortunately, it seems as much a feature of reality as the law of gravity…Published 15 months ago by Leandro Guimarães Faria Corcete DUTRA
I am not normally one to use a five star rating. This book is an absolute classic that can be read as a humorous study of our own inability to measure and adjust performance... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Martin Holmes