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2007-07-01
Wally didn't get the benchmark tests done because of global warming.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 48

2007-07-02
It's Catbert's fault the company is losing market share.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 49

2007-07-03
Catbert decides to segment the compensation of different classes of employees.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 49

2007-07-04
Dilbert wants to invite friends over for a barbecue but needs to make some friends first.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 49

2007-07-05
Carol arranges the executive golf tournament. She put cigar smokers in the Boss's foursome. Lunch is baked beans and sauerkraut.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 50

2007-07-06
The Boss is off to the executive golf tournament. He realises the contrast between his job and Carol's.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 50

2007-07-07
Asok caddies for the Boss in a golf tournament. Asok confuses a sand wedge and a sandwich.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 50

2007-07-08
Dogbert convinces a management consultant firm to hire him as a management consultant.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 51

2007-07-09
Dilbert attends an all-hands meeting.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 52

2007-07-10
Ted's job is outsourced and he gets a job with the outsourcer.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 52

2007-07-11
No one at Dilbert's meeting has any knowledge or the authority to make decisions.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 52

2007-07-12
Carol sets up a dinner for key employees, who are everyone except her.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 53

2007-07-13
Having internal phone lists are against policy bu the Boss doesn't know why.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 53

2007-07-14
No drinking coffee at work is the new policy. Policies are for evil purposes.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 53

2007-07-15
Wally applies for a job he's unqualified for to use it to negotiate for a raise.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 54

2007-07-16
The Boss will be managing the Elbonian branch office, but back in his own country.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 55

2007-07-17
The Boss says Elbonians won't work unless they're watched constantly.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 55

2007-07-18
The Boss asks for feedback on the idea of hiring a project coordinator. Everyone thinks it's a bad idea.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 55

2007-07-19
New employees learn they'll have no time for exercise. They'll work long hours and consume trans fats.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 56

2007-07-20
Dilbert is promoted from senior engineer to lead engineer. The pay is the same.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 56

2007-07-21
Dilbert is promoted to lead engineer and so is Wally. They're both disappointed.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 56

2007-07-22
Alice and Dilbert get Asok to raise the issue that the project uses old technology instead of new.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 57

2007-07-23
Tina complains Wally's snacks are too loud.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 58

2007-07-24
Tina complains to Catbert Wally eats loud snacks in his cubicle.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 58

2007-07-25
Alice visits a psychologist about her urge to punch people who deserve it.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 58

2007-07-26
Wally receives many e-mails from the Boss, all marked highest priority. So he spent the entire week working on the first one.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 59

2007-07-27
The Boss hires Dogbert's moving company to relocate Ted. The movers are cheap.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 59

2007-07-28
The automated test software has been cut from the budget so the Boss asks Dilbert to write it.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 59

2007-07-29
Dilbert tries to get the system price from a vendor but all she talks about is delivery time.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 60

2007-07-30
Dilbert can't get an automated testing system by the Boss's deadline so Dilbert needs to work smarter with a bias for action.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 61

2007-07-31
There are two kinds of management problems -- those than can be solved by yelling and the kind that can be solved by buying software.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 61