proportional to the number of participants and the time

spent on deliberations.

-- Old and Kahn's Law

- The amount of time spent by a committee
on an agenda item is inversely proportional to the cost of the item.

-- Parkinson's Law of Committee... - The usefulness of a meeting is inversely proportional to its attendance.
- Thom's Law of Marital Bliss The length of a marriage is inversely proportional to the amount spent on the wedding.
- The number of taxis at an airport is inversely proportional
to the number of flights arriving.

-- The Third Law Of Air Travel... - The length of a committee meeting rises in direct proportion to the square
of the number of people entitled to vote on that particular committee.

-- Shanahan's Law... - Watson's Law: The reliability of machinery is inversely proportional to the number and significance of any persons watching it.
- The reliability of machinery is inversely proportional to the
number and significance of any persons watching it.

-- Watson's Law... - The visibility of an error is inversely proportional
to the number of times you have looked at it.

-- Speer's 1st Law of Proofreading... - Speer's 1st Law of Proofreading: The visibility of an error is inversely proportional to the number of times you have looked at it.