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2007-08-01
The Boss buys software to yell at Wally.

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

2007-08-02
Wally wears noise cancellation headphones to a meeting. The Boss doesn't like it.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 62

2007-08-03
The Boss wants open-source software for everything. It's free.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 62

2007-08-04
Wally says there's two options, one that costs too much, the other won't work.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 62

2007-08-05
Dilbert asks a vendor when the next model comes out. If it's two months, Dilbert will wait until then.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 63

2007-08-06
Tina leaves a note on Dilbert's monitor, also leaves a voicemail and sends an e-mail.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 64

2007-08-07
The Boss decides to manage by spreadsheet and track things until problems fix themselves.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 64

2007-08-08
Asok is doing a terrible job according to the Boss's spreadsheet. Asok thinks the spreadsheet must be poorly conceived.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 64

2007-08-09
The Boss asks Carol to cancel all his meetings. He'll be managing by spreadsheet and e-mail.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 65

2007-08-10
Dogbert wears tall pants and an old-fashioned hairpiece because he's running for president.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 65

2007-08-11
Dogbert makes campaign promises -- anti-terrorism, tax policies, pollution, health.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 65

2007-08-12
Dilbert is to prepare a proposal for something they don't have the right products or expertise.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 66

2007-08-13
Dogbert says in his fist hundred days as president, he'll carve his initials in all the furniture.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 67

2007-08-14
Dogbert asks Ratbert to be his vice-presidential running mate, and be very unpopular.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 67

2007-08-15
The Boss asks for a meeting to prepare for a meeting to decide how to decide.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 67

2007-08-16
The CEO doesn't understand the Boss so sends him away. The Boss blames it on Dilbert.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 68

2007-08-17
The Boss hires a coffee-swilling beaver to help Carol.
Note: An enlargement of the final panel was published on Scott's blog.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 68

2007-08-18
The coffee swilling beaver says he has no impulse control.
Note: An enlargement of the final panel was published on Scott's blog.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 68

2007-08-19
The Boss calls a meeting to discuss changes to the pension plan. Everyone already saw the e-mail.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 69

2007-08-20
The Boss tells each person they are the highest paid engineer but not to tell anyone.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 70

2007-08-21
A woman at a party had a facelift that lets her see over the tops of cubicles.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 70

2007-08-22
Stockholders complain the CEO earned $72 million while the stock price dropped nine percent.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 70

2007-08-23
Dilbert says his boyhood dream of working in a fabric-covered box came true.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 71

2007-08-24
Dilbert sorts the product features into priorities -- essential, critical and must-have.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 71

2007-08-25
The CEO sells some company goodwill.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 71

2007-08-26
Dilbert can't get a raise because he asked too many questions.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 72

2007-08-27
Dogbert redesigns the headquarters after purchasing the company's goodwill.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 73

2007-08-28
Dogbert asks for customers to be injured after buying company goodwill.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 73

2007-08-29
Catbert installs sensors to detect happy thoughts when people should be working.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 73

2007-08-30
Wally's brain monitor proves he never thinks about work.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 74

2007-08-31
The Boss made a typo so has to let Ted go.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 74