Parkinson’s Law: Why Constraints Are The Best Thing You Can Work With

Parkinson’s Law: Why Constraints Are The Best Thing You Can Work With

Cyril Parkinson was a British naval historian who had spent a large amount of his time with the British Civil Service. As a British staff officer in World War II, he observed the numerous inefficiencies caused by a large bureaucracy. Indeed, he noted that the British Colonial Office increased year after year even though the British Empire was in decline.