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Parkinson’s Law of Multiplication of Subordinates

Dec 14, 2012 2 min read General Vineet Dwivedi

Let’s picture a civil servant called A who finds himself overworked. Whether this overwork is real or imaginary is immaterial; but we should observe, in passing, that A’s sensation (or illusion) might easily result from his own decreasing energy—a normal symptom of middle-age. For this real or imagined overwork there are, broadly speaking, three possible remedies

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Jobs and Gates: Personality Types

Oct 24, 2011 1 min read Technology Vineet Dwivedi

Excerpts from a TechCrunch Article:

Jobs’ relationship with Bill Gates goes back the furthest and is the most complicated. But the two pioneers of the PC era met one last time near the end of Jobs’ life and talked for several hours. Gates told Jobs that he proved his model—of controlling computer products from end to end—works. And Jobs said that Microsoft’s model of licensing out the OS to other manufacturers worked as well.

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