committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

-- C. N. Parkinson

- The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance
committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

-- C. N. Parkinso... - 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... - he effectiveness of a telephone conversation
is in inverse proportion to the time spent on it.

-- Parkinson's Telephone Law... - Martin-Berthelot Principle Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.
- Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the
reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest
amount of hot air.

-- Thomas L. Marti... - The number of adjectives and verbs that are added to the description of
a menu item is in inverse proportion to the quality of the resulting dish.

-- John Calki...