Legal bureaucracy


A trap for a genius

No boss will keep a subordinate who is always right.

Eigner's axiom

No matter how well you do your job, your boss will try to correct the results.

Junior Partner Reward Law

The one who does the least amount of work attributes the most credit to himself.

Consequence

Your best ideas are immediately adopted by the senior partners of the law firm as their own.

Gates law

In a hierarchical system, only information about who knows what is important.

Wilson's law

A person's salary and rank are inversely proportional to the speed of his speech.

Grizzard's Law

Only the head dog notices the change in route.

The principle of bureaucracy

Only the bureaucracy is capable of fighting the bureaucracy.

Parkinson's law

Tomorrow is the most deadly form of rejection.

Joe's Law

If you have "your own person" in some organization, he will be the first to be fired during the reorganization.

Fox on bureaucracy

Bureaucracy can wait out everything.

Consequence

Never get stuck between two bureaucrats.

Hofstede's principle of employment

Confusion creates jobs.

Soper's Law

Any bureaucratic system reorganized with the goal of increasing efficiency immediately becomes indistinguishable from its predecessor.

Owen's theory of organizational anomalies

Each organization has a specially stipulated number of vacancies that must be filled by kinks.

Consequence

If one idiot leaves, another will be taken in his place.

The law of little things

The time spent discussing any item on the agenda is inversely proportional to the amount of money that is associated with it.

Acheson's rule

A memo is written not to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Planner's Rule

An exclusion granted to someone becomes a legal right expected the next time the same request is made.

Engle's law

If you stand up during the roll call, someone else will immediately take your place.

Axiom Gourdes

A meeting is an event where minutes are saved on minutes and hours are spent talking.

Old and Kahn's Law

The effectiveness of any committee meeting is inversely proportional to the number of participants and the time spent on debates.

Shanahan's law

The length of the meeting increases in direct proportion to the square of the number of people present.

Mitchell's Laws of Commissiology

1. Any simple problem can be made insoluble if a sufficient number of meetings are convened to discuss it.

2. As soon as a proposal is presented for consideration, allowing to fail a certain project, it will certainly be approved as the most sensible solution.

3. After this project has been overwhelmed with the help of this decision, all those who initially approved of it will say: "It is a pity that I did not voice my doubts at that time."

Kennedy's remark

The commission is twelve people who do the work of one.

Aibileen's parodox

When people come together in groups, people tend to agree with actions that, individually, they would probably find stupid.

Kirby's notes on fees

The Commission is the only life form that has twelve stomachs but no brain at all.

Law of Commission Dynamics

Those who are most opposed to participation in commissions are made chairpersons.

Phillip's Law

The only changes that are easily accepted are changes for the worse.

Chapman's rules for commissions

1. Never show up on time or you will be branded a beginner.

2. Don't say anything until the meeting is halfway to completion - this will characterize you as a wise person.

3. Speak as vaguely as possible to avoid annoying other members of the commission.

4. If in doubt, suggest creating a subcommittee.

5. Be the first to suggest taking a break. Such a step will make you popular - after all, everyone here is waiting for this.

Parker's Law

Offering a break is always appropriate and always welcome.

Mackerman principle

Those who are unable to learn from past meetings are condemned to re-sit on them.


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