Parkinson's Law

Parkinson’s Law is the old adage that work expands to fill the time allotted for its completion.

The term was first coined by Cyril Northcote Parkinson in a humorous essay he wrote for “The Economist” in 19551.


References

1.
Boogaard, K. How to overcome Parkinson’s Law. Work life by atlassian at https://www.atlassian.com/blog/productivity/what-is-parkinsons-law (2022).