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Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.


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Administrators make work for each other so that they can multiply the number of their subordinates and enhance their prestige.



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The vacuum created by a failure to communicate will quickly be filled with rumor, misrepresentations, drivel, and poison.



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Parkinson's First Law: Work expands to fill the time available.



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Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.



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Parkinson's Fourth Law: The number of people in any working group tends to increase regardless of the amount of work to be done.





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