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According to Parkinson's Law, work in organizations expands to fill the time available for its completion. Managers want to multiply subordinates, not rivals, and they make work for each other. As a result, companies are growing just for the sake of growth in numbers of employees and people become busier and busier, even though they are not making (more) money.


This humorous, cynical look at corporate life was published in 1958 in a book by C. Northcote Parkinson - Parkinson's Law.


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