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From Parkinson To Stefan Thurner, Peter Klimek And Rudolf Hanel

One scholar who has taken a serious look at Parkinson’s Law is Stefan Thurner, a professor in Science of Complex Systems at the Medical University of Vienna. Thurner says he became interested in the concept when the faculty of medicine at the University of Vienna split into its own independent university in 2004. Within a couple years, he says, the Medical University of Vienna went from being run by 15 people to 100, while the number of scientists stayed about the same. Thurner wanted to understand why his bureaucratic burden did not diminish – on the contrary it increased.

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