Conflicts arise at an industry standards meeting in Elbonia.
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Dilbert returns from an industry standards meeting in Elbonia, and the Boss asks how it went.
Wally requests to work at home, to cut down on distractions.
The Boss asks a co-worker how her kids are. She doesn't have any.
The Boss hires a golf buddy to consult.
Dilbert asks for a change to be approved. It's not clear who needs to approve it.
The Boss welcomes a new hire to his first day of work, and advises to keep his desk locked at night.
Because of the bad economy, employee theft is rising.
Dilbert complains of over-broad patents and only lawyers will make money.
The Boss asks Ted to keep the pigeons off the building's ledges.
The Boss says he's lucky to hire someone who was recently downsized.
Dilbert asks for more resources for his project and gets someone from Alice's project.
Dilbert asks the Boss to ask four simple questions to Marketing. The Boss won't write them down.
Dogbert the CEO wants to make their product pricing plan more confusing and change packaging to hard plastic that cuts hands.
Dogbert the CEO wants to know if his pay is excessive enough.
The Boss has a mentoring session with Alice.
Dilbert is proud of his slide presentation. Alice is not impressed.
Dogbert the CEO wants to fix bids but doesn't want to get caught.
Dogbert goes to a CEO meet market.
At a strategy meeting they decide not to sugarcoat anything. The pass out clubs to the employees to help downsize.
Wally says he did no work this week because of inadequate user specifications.
The Boss tells Tina she shouldn't work from home because the admins get jealous.
Alice describes the Boss's mood as tired, fussy, confused, bumbling and more.
The Boss asks all problems be referred to as opportunities.
Note: This strip is #9 on Scott's list of 10 favourite strips.
Dilbert complains he is always in unproductive meetings so he doesn't have time for work.
A manager speaks only in cliches and Dilbert thinks he's mocking manager-speak.
Dilbert must ask around to see if anyone knows about a white paper that talks about a policy for developing procedures to create policies.
The Boss tries to negotiate price cuts from suppliers.
Wally says he will die on on the same day his retirement money runs out.
Alice says she can't afford a big vacation so bought a 100-watt light bulb and kitty litter to be just like at the beach.