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C. Northcote Parkinson • 42 Items / 22 Books, 7 Articles, 13 Reviews
Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration (1957)
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    Two Can Do the Work of One (Review)
    Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration, by C. Northcote Parkinson
    1. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    National Review, November 2, 1957, p. 404
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    The Darwin of the Bureaucrats (Review)
    Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration, by C. Northcote Parkinson
    1. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    The New Republic, December 16, 1957, p. 20
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    Many Hans Make Heavy Work (Review)
    Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration, by C. Northcote Parkinson
    1. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    The Reporter, October 17, 1957, pp. 46-47
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    Executive Reading (Review)
    Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration, by C. Northcote Parkinson
    1. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    The Saturday Review, September 14, 1957, p. 57
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (9 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. A Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage by Bergen Evans and Cornelia Evans
    2. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
    3. The Quare Fellow by Brendan Behan
    4. The Battle of Cassino by Fred Majdalany
    5. The Transgressor by Julian Green
    6. The Thing Desired by Lalage Pulvertaft
    7. Voss by Patrick White
    8. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    9. Yallah by Peter W. Haeberlin and Paul Bowles
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1957, pp. 178-186
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    The Reference Library (14 Reviews)
    Law for the Prophets
    1. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    2. The Making of a Moon by Arthur C. Clarke
    3. Exploring by Satellite by Franklyn Mansfield Branley
    4. Rocket Power and Space Flight by G. Harry Stine
    5. Earth Satellites and the Race for Space Superiority by G. Harry Stine
    6. Vanguard! by Martin Caidin
    7. Sea Siege by Andre Norton
    8. Earthman's Burden by Poul Anderson and Gordon Dickson
    9. People Minus X by Raymond Z. Gallun
    10. The Time Dissolver by Jerry Sohl
    11. Hidden World by Stanton A. Coblentz
    12. Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. Heinlein
    13. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
    14. Earth Is Room Enough by Isaac Asimov
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, April 1958, pp. 138-150
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    Books on Business (18 Reviews)
    A Year's Harvest
    1. America's Next Twenty Years by Peter F. Drucker
    2. People's Capitalism by David M. Potter
    3. The Response to Industrialism, 1885-1914 by Samuel P. Hays
    4. The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933 by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    5. Work and Contemplation by Douglas V. Steere
    6. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    7. Management Guide to Overseas Operations by Dan H. Fenn, Jr.
    8. Are You Listening by Ralph G. Nichols and Leonard A. Stevens
    9. Motivation Research and Marketing Management by Joseph W. Newman
    10. The New Class by Milovan Djilas
    11. USA in New Dimensions by Thomas R. Carskadon and George Soule
    12. Dictionary of Business and Finance by Donald T. Clark and Bert A. Gottfried
    13. The Crack in the Picture Window by John Keats
    14. The Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett
    15. Baruch: My Own Story by Bernard Baruch
    16. Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy by Henry A. Kissinger
    17. Ford: Expansion and Challenge, 1915-33 by Allan Nevins and Frank Ernest Hill
    18. Leadership in the Twentieth Century by Lyndall F. Urwick
    The Saturday Review, January 18, 1958, p. 20
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    The High Court vs. the Constitution (26 Reviews)
    Nine Men Against America, by Rosalie M. Gordon
    1. Nine Men Against America by Rosalie M. Gordon
    2. Common Sense and the Fifth Amendment by Sidney Hook
    3. Radicals and Conservatives by William Montgomery McGovern and David S. Collier, ...
    4. Masters of Deceit by J. Edgar Hoover
    5. The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson by Herbert Hoover
    6. Allied Wartime Diplomacy: A Pattern in Poland by Edward J. Rozek
    7. What Price Israel? by Alfred M. Lilienthal
    8. No Wonder We Are Losing by Robert Morris
    9. American Education in the Twentieth Century by I.L. Kandel
    10. What's Happened to Our High Schools? by John F. Latimer
    11. The Famous Five by Holmes Alexander
    12. The Enemy at His Back by Elizabeth Churchill Brown and Sen. William F. Knowland, ...
    13. Walter Reuther: Autocrat of the Bargaining Table by Eldorous L. Dayton
    14. Labor Union Monopoly by Donald R. Richberg
    15. Prosperity Through Competition by Ludwig Erhard
    16. With All Deliberate Speed by Don Shoemaker
    17. Communism and Christianity by Martin C. D'Arcy
    18. The Sovereign States by James Jackson Kilpatrick
    19. I Was a Slave in Russia by John H. Noble
    20. Only the Brave Are Free by Donald R. Richberg and Albert Britt
    21. Admiral Kimmel's Story by Husband E. Kimmel
    22. Sovereignty: An Inquiry Into the Political Good by Bertrand de Jouvenel
    23. Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration by C. Northcote Parkinson
    24. Art in Crisis: the Lost Center by Hans Sedlmayr
    25. Man in Modern Fiction by Edmund Fuller
    26. States' Rights: The Law of the Land by Charles J. Bloch
    Human Events, June 16, 1958, pp. 9-12