The Boss says the other managers don't know Alice well enough to promote her.
Management, performance review, promotion, anonymous, hire, Boss, Alice
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Catbert tells the Boss qualified external applicants are hard to find.
Personnel, headhunt, applicant, mime, relocation cost, qualification, cubicle, Catbert, Boss
Dilbert shows Matt, a new employee, around the office.
Office Politics, introduction, new employee, cubicle, binder, safety, assignment, obsolete, crush, spirit, Boss, Dilbert, Matt
Alice tells about her strange dream, even though no one wants to hear about it.
Office Politics, dream, research, grape, brain, seedless, Alice, Asok, Wally, Dilbert
Catbert asks Alice to balance work and home life.
Personnel, balance, hours, selfish, Catbert, Alice
Marketing made a brochure they think will save the day.
Marketing, brochure, product, market, sales, marketing guy, Dilbert, Wally
A marketing guy admits it was wrong to promise a product that hasn't been made yet.
Marketing, product, design, motto, permission, forgiveness, marketing guy, Dilbert, Alice
Dogbert donated a billion dollars to the United Nations -- with strings attached.
Politics, billion dollars, United Nations, France, Dogbert, Dilbert, French Ambassador
The Boss asks Alice to be less of a perfectionist and asks Wally to help.
Management, performance review, perfectionist, apathy, traits, intrapreneurial spirit, entrepreneur, Boss, Alice, Wally
The Boss asks Alice to remove everything from her cubicle walls because it destroys the acoustics.
Office Politics, cubicle, sarcasm, acoustic absorption, shout, deaf, Boss, Alice
Dilbert's Mom says she wants to see Dilbert's office someday.
Family, office, cubicle, imagine, box, Dilbert's Mom, Dilbert
Dilbert's Mom visits Dilbert's cubicle.
Family, cubicle, college, investment, class, Dilbert's Mom, Dilbert
Catbert asks about Wally's reactions when the Boss dumped more work on him.
Personnel, workload, scream, moan, staffing level, Catbert, Boss
Wally will get a free flu shot, Catbert says.
Health, flu shot, dart, hunt, gun, rifle, sick, Catbert, Wally, stockholder
Wally complains about being hunted down and shot with flu darts.
Health, flu shot, dart, hunt, stockholder, 401(K), gun, rifle, Boss, Wally
Dilbert makes some optimistic assumptions to meet the revenue target.
Product, revenue target, assumption, alien, D'utox Inag, autopsy video, technology, kill, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert deflates the pompous airbag of the office.
Office Politics, arrogance, trivia, laundry, casserole, intelligence, deflate, oven, Dogbert, pompous airbag
Dogbert creates a comic strip called "Pippy the Ziphead."
Dogbert-Schemes, comic strip, Pippy the Ziphead, artwork, joke, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dilbert describes Dogbert's comic strip as a clown who says only random things.
Dogbert-Schemes, comic strip, clown, random, Pippy the Ziphead, artistic integrity, bitter, Dilbert, Dogbert
The Boss introduces Allen, the new sycophant.
Start of saga: Allen, the office sycophant
Management, sycophant, coffee mug, nod, butt kisser, Boss, Allen, Dilbert
Dilbert and Allen compare personality traits.
Office Politics, sycophant, career advancement, lifestyle choice, parent, butt kisser, Dilbert, Allen
The Boss asks for feedback about his plan. Allen the sycophant loves it.
Meeting, plan, sycophant, feedback, exhale, breathe, butt kisser, Boss, Allen, Wally, Dilbert
Alice says her eyes are sore from using the computer.
Health, eye, finger, restful, pain, nap, Alice, Catbert
The Boss meets a new customer and destroys the relationship.
Sales, product, margin, price, feature, strategy, sales rep, customer, Boss
Dogbert thinks people like to be directed and told what to do.
Dogbert-Schemes, theory, quit, pyramid, dolt, homely, ear, honesty, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dogbert models a crown since he wants to be leader of the world.
Dogbert-Schemes, crown, charisma, egomaniacal, sociopath, philander, Bob, Dogbert
The Garbageman explains why there are no more charismatic leaders.
Start of saga: Dilbert is given a fertility drug.
Dogbert-Schemes, crown, charisma, leader, cable television, scandal, fertility drug, coffee, trashcan, diversion, Dogbert, Garbageman, Dilbert
Dogbert gave fertility drugs to Dilbert to provide a diversion to the take over of the world.
Dogbert-Schemes, fertility drug, tabloid, doctor, weight gain, agent, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert thinks he's pregnant and overeats.
Dogbert-Schemes, weight gain, fertility drug, pregnant, hoagie, baby, lunch, Dilbert, Alice
A doctor explains Dilbert is not pregnant.
Dogbert-Schemes, weight gain, shot, prescription, pregnant, diaper, sexist, Dilbert, doctor
Dilbert gets confused in a line at the drug store.
Retail, pharmacy, line, confusion, distract, stress, medication, queue, prescription, Dilbert, pharmacist, customer