Parkinson’s Law -Mental Model 089

Why Is The DMV So Slow? 

Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.


Example: Parkinson’s Law is named after Cyril Northcote Parkinson, a British historian. During his time with the British Civil Service, he noted that as bureaucracies expanded, they became more inefficient.


Wisdom: “Delay is the deadliest form of denial.” — Cyril Northcote Parkinson


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