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1994-11-01
The Boss says they need buy-in from managers who don't care.
Management, product, process, problem, buy in, executive oversight, overhead projector, bulb, blind, presentation, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 182

1994-11-02
The Boss reports an employee survey shows employees believe there is no company strategy.
Management, employee survey, strategy, quality team, stock options, ninnies, presentation, Boss, Ted

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 182

1994-11-03
The Boss announces a study of their bad decision making process.
Management, interdisciplinary task force, bad decision making process, X-ray, skull, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 183

1994-11-04
The Boss announces management by physical intimidation.
Management, manage by physical intimidation, stupid, smack, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 183

1994-11-05
Instead of right-sizing, the company is bright-sizing, where bright employees leave.
Office Politics, right-sizing, bright-sizing, bright employees, banana, smart, lunch, Ted, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 183

1994-11-06
Dilbert's project was approved by the president, but with no budget so it's a doomed project. Unless...
Project, approval, president, budget, doom, executive, hype, take over, joy, Boss, Dilbert, marketing supervisor

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 184

1994-11-07
Ted complains he's given the company everything he's got.
Management, dignity, self-esteem, creativity, blood drive, give all you've got, Ted, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 185

1994-11-08
As the employees give blood, they worry the company may be too competitive.
Health, blood drive, competitive, gurney, Ted, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 185

1994-11-09
The engineers get a window view by sitting on stacks of binders.
Office Politics, window view, binder, business plan, prairie dog, Dilbert, Wally, Boss, Ted

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 185

1994-11-10
Dogbert the consultant tells how a process can compensate for the employees.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, business process, sloth, process, incompetence, apathy, Dogbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 186

1994-11-11
Dogbert recommends engineers order their own office supplies.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, office supplies, rich, put options, stock, steal, management approval, engineer, Dogbert, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 186

1994-11-12
The Boss reduces headcount by a new form of Russian roulette.
Management, headcount, doughnut, humane, lottery, fire, downsize, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Ted, Alice

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 186

1994-11-13
The Boss promotes Al because he has no valuable technical knowledge.
Management, promotion, district manager, technical, valuable, Boss, Dilbert, Al, Alice

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 187

1994-11-14
The Boss assigns Dilbert to the project that would not die.
Management, motivational speech, project that would not die, funding, status quo, honesty, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 188

1994-11-15
Wally enjoys nit-picking Dilbert's first draft.
Office Politics, first draft, suggestion, nit-picking, marriage, blinkers, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 188

1994-11-16
The Boss uses Dilbert's project report as a foot rest.
Management, project report, binder, foot rest, performance review, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 188

1994-11-17
The Boss announces a ten percent saving because of the paperless office concept.
Management, paperless office, restroom, back of hand, toilet paper, Boss, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 189

1994-11-18
Wally complains managers get good computers and engineers do not.
Technology, 286, SPARC workstation, screen saver, scroll text, unfair, Wally, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 189

1994-11-19
Wally threatens to lower his job performance.
Office Politics, career, performance, balance of power, curse, Wally, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 189

1994-11-20
Dilbert describes how he created a document at a staff meeting.
Meeting, accomplishment, document, desktop publishing, training, clip art, icon, digitise, photo, multi-column, digitise, photo, topic, content, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 190

1994-11-21
The Boss says the turnover rate is low because they only hire people who can't work elsewhere.
Consultant, turnover, rate, metric, skill, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 191

1994-11-22
Success can be measured by the number of repeat customers, Dogbert says.
Consultant, success, customer, repeat, warranty, replace, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 191

1994-11-23
Dilbert loses the mental connection between job performance and salary.
Office Politics, performance, salary, mental connection, flick fingers, paid, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 191

1994-11-24
Dilbert shows Ted he can get paid for flicking his fingers.
Office Politics, performance, flick fingers, standing around, sound of success, paid, Dilbert, Boss, Alice, Wally, Ted

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 192

1994-11-25
Dogbert gives Liz a test to see if she can continue to see Dilbert.
Dating, test, reason, superior, cute, fingernail, she-devil, Dogbert, Liz

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 192

1994-11-26
The Boss comes up with a really long name for the group -- and a business card to match.
Management, name, group, research, technology, business card, excellence, quality, engineer, science, information, efficient, Boss, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 192

1994-11-27
The Boss moves Dilbert to another cubicle. Dilbert thinks it's just a game.
Management, cubicle, move, efficiency, project, dress code, pawn, bishop, chess, communication, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 193

1994-11-28
A portion of the salary plan now depends on the success of the team, the Boss says.
Management, salary, team, success, resume, printer, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 194

1994-11-29
Dogbert wins the bid to run the tech support hot line.
Tech Support, bid, hotline, support call, telephone, Boss, Dogbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 194

1994-11-30
Dogbert solves a tech support problem by asking the caller to stand on his chair and shout.
Tech Support, problem, stand on chair, manual, support call, Dogbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 194