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Parkinson's Law

(1955)
or The pursuit of progress
A non fiction book by

 
 
Parkinson's Law can be stated very simply:Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.The consequences of this law--which appears to be applicable to all organizations--are traced by C. Northcote Parkinson in a book which at first glance seems merely hilariously funny.At second glance,the reader feels a kind of chilling sense of recognition: What if Parkinson's Law is true?



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December 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: Parkinson's Law
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 1-56849-015-1 / 978-1-56849-015-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
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June 1994 : Hardback
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Title: Parkinson's Law
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 9579091595 / 978-9579091596
Publisher: Not Avail
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1852 : UK Hardback
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Title: Parkinson's Law or the Pursuit of Progress (Library of Management Classics)
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-283-99352-9 / 978-0-283-99352-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd
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December 1957 : UK Hardback
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Title: Parkinson's Law or the Pursuit of Progress
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-7195-1049-X / 978-0-7195-1049-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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December 1958 : UK Hardback
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Title: Parkinson's Law or the Pursuit of Progress
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-7195-1048-1 / 978-0-7195-1048-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Parkinson's Law: Or The Pursuit Of Progress (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-14-118685-2 / 978-0-14-118685-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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March 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Parkinson's Law: Or the Pursuit of Progress (Business Library)
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-14-009107-6 / 978-0-14-009107-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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March 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Parkinson's Law
Author(s): Cyril Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-345-34785-4 / 978-0-345-34785-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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June 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Parkinson's Law
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-345-28277-9 / 978-0-345-28277-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Parkinson's Law
Author(s): C Northcote Parkinson
ISBN: 0-14-002366-6 / 978-0-14-002366-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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