C. Northcote Parkinson

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Noun1.C. Northcote Parkinson - British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
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For example, consider Ecclesiastes 5:10, "As the bounty increases so increase the consumers thereof." To my understanding, this is in one sense a generalization of Parkinson's Law, "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion" (C. Northcote Parkinson, "Parkinson's Law" The Economist, Nov.
The late Professor C. Northcote Parkinson, once of the University of Liverpool, propounded the theory that work increased in accordance with the time available for its completion.
Who devised the 'law' which predicates that work will expand to fill the time available to complete it?ANSWERS: 1 Cholera; 2 Turkey; 3 Canoeing; 4 Growing plants without soil; 5 Fillet steak; 6 Portugal; 7 Gunpowder tea; 8 The Banana Boat Song; 9 Children's TV; 10 C. Northcote Parkinson..