Definition: Parkinson’s Law (for meetings)

Parkinson’s Law (for meetings)

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

 

In other words, if you allot an hour for a half hour meeting, there’s a good chance it will take an hour. That’s not a “law” scientifically, but research has shown this to be true more times than not.

 

From this excellent podcast on how to have better meetings.

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