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1997-03-01
Wally describes how he "does more with less".
Management, do more with less, plan, intelligence, guilty, budget, career, unnecessary work, Wally, Boss, Dilbert, Alice

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 86

1997-03-02
Dilbert tells some rumours about the TBA CEO.
Management, CEO, industry experience, Caucasian, necktie, resume, over qualified, necktie, announcement, handshake, microphone, Dilbert, Dogbert, speaker, CEO, Wally, Alice

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 87

1997-03-03
Dogbert asks Ratbert to be his engagement manager in his new consulting business.
Start of saga: Ratbert the engagement manager
Dogbert-Schemes, engagement manager, consulting, Wal-Mart, smart, ecosystem, Dogbert, Ratbert, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 88

1997-03-04
Ratbert makes an irrelevant comparisons to Wal-Mart.
Dogbert-Schemes, Wal-Mart, strategy, compare, pantyhose, Ratbert, Alice, Wally

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 88

1997-03-05
Ratbert explains strategy options by using different presentation methods.
Dogbert-Schemes, strategy, training, matrix, presentation, spell, concentric circles, consultant, whiteboard, Ratbert, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 88

1997-03-06
The Boss falls under Ratbert's consulting spell.
Dogbert-Schemes, consulting, spell, matrix, intellectual, approval, diagram, Boss, Ratbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 89

1997-03-07
The Boss writes large cheques to Ratbert because he is under a consultant's spell.
Dogbert-Schemes, consulting, assumption, moron, spell, inexperience, stranger, Wally, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 89

1997-03-08
Ratbert rides the Boss like he was a bulldozer.
Dogbert-Schemes, consulting, bulldozer, ride, engine noise, power, spell, file cabinet, Ratbert, Boss, Alice, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 89

1997-03-09
Dilbert complains how terrible his day was.
Family, day, slides, opinion, cheetah, trampoline, chart, foil, mock, diagram, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 90

1997-03-10
Dilbert creatively fills in a timecard.
Management, timesheet, reorganisation, thief, liar, training, school, Dilbert, Carol

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 91

1997-03-11
Asok asks Alice why she does e-mail so much.
Office Politics, naive question, e-mail, net after-tax earnings, shirt sleeve, Asok

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 91

1997-03-12
The Boss doesn't want Dilbert to telecommute.
Telecommuting, manage, point, grasp, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 91

1997-03-13
Dilbert asks for help negotiating with the Boss for more telecommuting days.
Telecommuting, negotiate, logic, irrational, insult, Dilbert, Dogbert, Ratbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 92

1997-03-14
Ratbert and the Boss square off to negotiate for Dilbert's telecommuting.
Telecommuting, negotiate, illogical, unproductive, will to argue, Dilbert, Boss, Ratbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 92

1997-03-15
Dilbert telecommutes at last.
Telecommuting, sick days, time bank, principle, stupid, bathrobe, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 92

1997-03-16
The Boss assigns the brochure redesign project to Alice.
Management, assignment, brochure, design, graphic artist, electrical engineer, performance review, Boss, Alice, Wally

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 93

1997-03-17
Tina asks Dilbert to lunch.
Start of saga: Tina is enamoured with Dilbert
Office Politics, sandwich, cafeteria, romance, professional, borrow, untamed beast, Tina, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 94

1997-03-18
Tina and Dilbert have lunch together.
Office Politics, fall for guys, sandwich, arousal, jerk magnet, lunch, Tina, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 94

1997-03-19
Tina tells Alice about her crush on Dilbert.
Office Politics, crush, desire, pitchspoon, tech writer, engineer, Tina, Alice, Phil

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 94

1997-03-20
Phil sentences Tina for her unnatural attraction to an engineer.
Office Politics, attractive, heck, synergy, leverage, proactive, pitchspoon, cave, tech writer, engineer, Phil, Tina

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 95

1997-03-21
Dilbert shows a smart card to the Boss.
Technology, smart card, payment, reject, Dilbert, Boss, Wally

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 95

1997-03-22
Dilbert invents something to interact with other universes, possibly influencing their destinies.
Technology, quantum computer, universe, chaos theory, destiny, workbench, tool, gizmo, satellite dish, shit happens, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 95

1997-03-23
Wally finds a bug and buys stock in the competition.
Office Politics, software bug, overtime, broker, stock, analysis, motivation, competition, Wally, Dilbert, Alice

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 96

1997-03-24
The Boss declares a technical thing to be impossible even though Dilbert has already done it.
Management, technical recommendation, impossible, spell, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 97

1997-03-25
Dilbert warns Alice about the Boss after the Boss is proved wrong.
Management, wrong, boss disequilibrium, photocopy, proofread, Dilbert, Alice, Wally, Boss

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 97

1997-03-26
The Boss complains they plan too much and now wants more action.
Management, action, plan, poster, measurable, Boss, Wally, Asok

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 97

1997-03-27
Alice reminisces to Asok about promotions and raises.
Office Politics, promotion, raise, get ahead, moron, lunch, Alice, Asok

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 98

1997-03-28
The Boss wonders why profits are down and morale is low.
Management, profit, morale, anti-management, cartoon, mission statement, root problem, comic strip, Boss, Wally

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 98

1997-03-29
The Boss bans anti-management cartoons to raise morale.
Management, cartoon, morale, anti-management, humour, newspaper, comic strip, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 98

1997-03-30
Dilbert's house is protected by a security system, but it doesn't work.
Personal, security system, camera, fort, theft, hideous, fortress, criminal, video camera, security camera, lamp, sofa, couch, park bench, ear, Dilbert, thief, Dogbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 99

1997-03-31
Wally's project requirements were changed on him.
Management, project requirements, work for nothing, cookie, suspenders, manager, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Journey to Cubeville, page: 100