Asok's job gets outsourced right back to him.
Outsourcing, Indian, work from home, cubicle, assignment, e-mail, time difference, time zone, bathrobe, Boss, Asok
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Alice presents the results of her cost-benefit study to the product review committee.
Start of saga: The government mandate
Management, component, product, federal law, committee, cost-benefit, study, decision, accurate, math, duh, presentation, Boss, Alice, committee member
The Boss misunderstands what the phrase "government mandate" means.
Management, product, review board, committee, approved, business case, government mandate, diversity, mailman, homosexual, Boss, Alice
The Boss's brain shuts down for the afternoon, so he has to resort to some generic leadership.
Leadership, blah, brain, shut down, afternoon, generic, cost-benefit, analysis, buy-in, stakeholder, metric, conference call, push, fake, Boss, Dilbert
Dogbert claims his software is idiot-proof.
Dogbert-Schemes, Dogbert's Tech Support, claim, software, idiot proof, bought, high five, telephone headset, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dilbert has been selected for a random drug test, but he has a shy bladder.
Personal, random, drug test, cup, shy bladder, pressure, produce, fired, understanding, urinate, piss, Catbert, Dilbert
Dilbert tries to explain his shy bladder to the Boss.
Personal, refused, random, drug test, shy bladder, medical condition, understand, side effect, nose candy, cocaine, Boss, Dilbert
Catbert asks for a urine sample. Dilbert suggests a hair sample instead.
Patty distorts Dilbert's statement about receiving a proposal from a vendor into Dilbert loves the new vendor.
Dilbert asks Patty to relay to the project team the schedule is being pushed back by a week.
A co-worker asks Dilbert to buy a candy bar from her daughter's fund raiser.
An old person doesn't believe in using Blackberries.
Satan's vendor describes the benefits of their technology and gives away t-shirts.
Satan's vendor will send the engineers on a free training course on an island retreat.
Satan's vendor brags to Alice there's nothing she can do about raised prices and delayed promises.
The Boss wants to know why a project failed. Dilbert says management discourages opinions.
The Boss installs his management listening catheter before hearing Dilbert's suggestion.
The Boss criticises Dilbert for his project coming in at 10% over budget even though it was exactly what Dilbert had estimated.
Smokin' Jim can't contain his urge and lights up.
Smokin' Jim tells Alice about his attention deficit disorder.
The Boss orders Dilbert to work on the weekend. Dilbert says there's nothing to do.
Dilbert asks the Boss which of the thirty projects he remembers assigning to Dilbert.
A trash collector freaks out when Dilbert puts his gum in the trash instead of the recycle bin.
Bulldozer Betty asks Asok to drop everything. So he drops his clothes.
Note: The original version showed Asok's butt as he shivered in the hallway. For the final version, Scott added underpants. Panels were published on Scott's blog.
Dogbert welcomes everyone to his accelerated sales training course.
The Boss asks Dilbert to bring him up to speed before the meeting.
Dogbert shows Dilbert his future best-selling book - part fake autobiography and part plagiarism.
Dogbert asks Dilbert to appear on the Oprah show in his place to talk about his new book.
An employee says she's quitting because she wants to kill the Boss.
Wally asks for a bonus just like the CEO's bonus.