Talk:Parkinson's law

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Parkinson vs. Peter[edit]

The penultimate sentence of the article mentions in passing that one chapter of Parkinson's Law documents the principle of promotion to the level of incompetence that has more recently been called the "Peter Principle" by people who've had the bad luck never to have read Parkinson.

I believe that this fact of prior publication deserves more than just a snippet of a run-on sentence and should have its own subsection. And I believe that the Peter principle article should be rewritten to acknowledge Parkinson's prior publication. Briankharvey (talk) 07:54, 5 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Another Parkinson's Law?[edit]

Cut and pasted from: "economist and author Cyril Northcote Parkinson (of the Parkinson’s Laws fame) and he came to the conclusion that when an institution (private or public) grows larger than a certain limit, it becomes inefficient and bloated. This is the reason why monopolies - private or public - are inefficient. The underlying reason is the length of the feedback loops. This was affirmed by Donella Meadows in her 12 leverage points’ theorem." (talk) 11:10, 16 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

formula error?[edit]

I'm not familiar with this topic, I so I haven't changed anything, but the equation seems wrong (on dimensional and logical grounds) is it possible it should be m^k vs k^m in the numerator? (talk) 10:29, 22 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Criticisms section needed[edit]

No criticisms section? why not. (talk) 11:45, 14 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]