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.
What can I say? If anyone in the whole wide world has NOT read this wonderful book, he/she must go to the closest book-store and get it --or order it electronically-- right now! Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ruhi E. Tuzlak
This is one of the best and most valuable books (with balls) I ever read, about the only things that matters in the live of the adult - I mean your freedom. Read more
This is one of more seminal books ever written. Once you read it you will NEVER again look at time management, the British Admiralty, a Board Meeting or a cocktail party in the... Read morePublished on July 22 2002 by David S. Rose
ONLY 2 BOOKS ON MANAGEMENT ARE INDISPENSABLE. NEITHER ONE IS WRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN.
THIS IS INTERESTING GIVEN THE GALLOPING HYPE DRAPED OVER AMERICAN MANAGEMENT: PARKINSON IS... Read more
Parkinson succinctly explains why governmental committies can spend hours on the budget for a bicycle rack and minutes on the approval for a nuclear power plant. Read morePublished on Dec 9 2001
I thought this book was good for people going into business. It was kinda confusing because of the examples the author decided to use.Published on Dec 2 2001
Ever wondered why there are never 8 people on a committee ?
Have you ever seen big stupid decision go smoothly and small obvious ones get bogged down in a quagmire until... Read more