Boyle's Laws: (laws) 1. The success of any venture will be helped by prayer, even in the wrong denomination.
2. When things are going well, someone will inevitably experiment detrimentally.
3. The deficiency will never show itself during the dry runs.
4. Information travels more surely to those with a lesser need to know.
5. An original idea can never emerge from committee in the original.
6. When the product is destined to fail, the delivery system will perform perfectly.
7. The crucial memorandum will be snared in the out-basket by the paper clip of the overlying correspondence and go to file.
8. Success can be insured only by devising a defense against failure of the contingency plan.
9. Performance is directly affected by the perversity of inanimate objects.
10. If not controlled, work will flow to the competent man until he submerges.
11. The lagging activity in a project will invariably be found in the area where the highest overtime rates lie waiting.
12. Talent in staff work or sales will recurringly be interpreted as managerial ability.
13. The "think positive" leader tends to listen to his subordinates' premonitions only during the postmortems.
14. Clearly stated instructions will consistently produce multiple interpretations.
15. On successive charts of the same organization the number of boxes will never decrease.