PARKINSON, Cyril Northcote( Writer)
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In 1955, Mr.. British weekly 'The Economist' published an anonymous treatise "How to replace an employee seven of '. In 1956, Mr.. treatise reprinted the American magazine 'Fortune'. Critic of 'The New York Times' noticed that the author's style ranges 'between wild malice and mockery of ice'. This observation is fully confirmed published in 1957. Boston booklet - a collection of treatises under the title 'Parkinson's Law, or the road of progress'.
Authorship acknowledged, adding, and burdening him further zloehidnymi discoveries, some hitherto obscure British historian. He was born in the British province in 1909 and his father - the artist, . mother-musician, . graduated in 1932, Cambridge, . Ph.D. earned in 1935, . participated in the war (infantry, . fleet, . General Staff), . discharged with the rank of Major, . in the thirties and after the war, published a few inconspicuous overview and historical works, . now teaches at the University of Malaya (Singapore),
. In short, dark horse, most likely - the reviewers concluded unpleasant little book - shill. As wrote the same Poprishchin: 'They say, some Donna should ascend to the throne. It can not ascend to the throne Donna '.
Meanwhile, the original opening S.N. Parkinson found on his career: studying the modern history of the British navy, he found that from 1914 to 1928. the number of warships has decreased by two thirds, but the number of officials of the Admiralty in the same period has doubled. There was much to ponder, and a rich experience of Parkinson's prompting and puts more and more new facts in the same vein, truly pushed to the discovery, as mentioned above, the mind bending.