Word of the Week

In my Project Management class, I ran across this term.

Parkinson’s Law – the time it takes to complete a task will grow to the amount of time available. This supports the idea that if you want something done, ask a busy person.

It also explains how if I take one class a semester, my time is filled and I could never dream of taking two, yet some students do manage.

You can read about its history in The Economist’s archive.

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