The Boss describes how forming business units has changed how the company spends its time.
Consultant, business units, fight, future business, contract, expire, Boss, Dogbert
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The new co-op employee is put in charge of the PTG project.
Management, Project PTG, paper towel, coffee, tea, co-op, spill, experience, sacrifice, Boss, Alice, co-op employee
Stan gloats about how engineers must charge their time to marketing.
Marketing, time, engineer, radiation, reprogram, DNA, suspenders, Stan, Dilbert
Dilbert tells Wally about altering DNA in Stan.
Start of saga: Dilbert reprograms a Marketing person's DNA to turn him into a weasel.
Marketing, DNA, weasel, helix, reprogram, lunch, suspenders, Dilbert, Wally, Stan, Alice
Alice says Dilbert shouldn't have told Stan about altering his DNA.
Marketing, DNA, LAN, market research, reprogram, power of suggestion, weasel, whiskers, suspenders, Alice, Stan, Dilbert
Dogbert tells Dilbert how to reverse Stan's reprogramming.
Marketing, gullible, DNA, reprogram, unverified customer anecdotes, focus group, weasel, whiskers, suspenders, Dilbert, Dogbert, Stan
Dilbert describes the company's dress policy of casual Fridays.
Fashion, dress code, casual, Friday, stock plunge, Dilbert, Dogbert
The Boss wants to have the same teamwork as the Egyptians who built the pyramids.
Leadership, teamwork, Egyptians, pyramid, slave, UFO, Boss, Alice, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert wants to add a person and computer to his project, but the Boss says they're too expensive.
Management, project, headcount, contract, budget, expense, rent, genius, cancel, Dilbert, Boss
Dilbert wants Marketing to turn his program into a product.
Marketing, engineer, product, target market, rock, recipe, marketeer, progress, Dilbert, Stan
Saint Dogbert wants to drive out overused jokes about the information superhighway.
Technology, information superhighway, joke, stale, roadkill, bishop hat, sceptre, Saint Dogbert, man, Alice, Wally
Liz thinks Dilbert likes his computer more than he likes her.
Personal, like, computer, laptop computer, that computer, Liz, Dilbert
Dilbert and Stan from Marketing begin discussing a product to market.
Marketing, marketing requirements, reward, doohickey, laptop computer, Dilbert, Stan
The Boss asks Carol to spell out his full title on business cards, Director of Product Enhancements.
Leadership, business card, dope, director, acronym, Boss, Carol
The Boss asks Dilbert to make a recommendation on Project "Zebra".
Leadership, Project Zebra, options, recommendation, naughty pictures, Internet, doom, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss announces a change to the corporate culture. The engineers think the worst of it.
Leadership, corporate culture, pay, team, slogan, fad, change, psychic, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice
Dilbert and Liz discuss Dilbert's book about computer golf.
Personal, read, tip, computer golf, simulation, cart, non-organic, Liz, Dilbert
Wally defends his good idea.
Creativity, suggestion, good idea, book, confidence, Boss, Wally, Dilbert
Dilbert and Wally discuss what gift to get for Ted's baby shower.
Personal, baby shower, paper bag dress, salt, shaker, cheap, lunch, Dilbert, Wally
Ted unwraps presents at his baby shower.
Personal, baby shower, paper bag dress, stapler, gift, Ted, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
Dilbert's Mom describes how they lost Dilbert's Dad.
Note: Dilbert's Dad's first mention.
Personal, Dilbert's Dad, lost at the mall, Christmas, different, worse, Dilbert's Mom, Liz, Dilbert
Liz is upset because Dilbert and his Mom haven't searched for Dilbert's father.
Personal, Dilbert's Dad, lost at the mall, sale, whine, Liz, Dilbert, Dilbert's Mom
Alice discovers a document written by a committee lowers its quality.
Management, micro manage, document, sentence, acronym, jargon, author, credit, quality, statue, suggestion, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally
Wally and Dilbert practise small talk while the Boss is late for a meeting.
Teamwork, late, meeting, small talk, marketing, fashion, springy chair, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
Dilbert and Wally describe how much life has changed since prehistoric times.
Creativity, prehistoric, evolution, cave, grunt, drawing on the wall, whiteboard, Dilbert, Wally
Wally proposes to stress-test the new product by downloading large images.
Technology, stress-test, network, image files, naughty pictures, download, Wally, Dilbert
Dilbert encourages Bob to get a job in Procurement.
Corporate Services, self-esteem, procurement, job opening, tail, Dilbert, Bob
Bob is introduced to his new job in Procurement.
Start of saga: Bob works in Procurement.
Corporate Services, procurement, low-cost substitutes, treasure-hunting thieves, multimedia laptop, Dymo labeller, accomplishment, buyer, Paul, Bob
Bob decides whether to add an item to the approved equipment list.
Corporate Services, procurement, approved equipment list, philosophy, Bob, Wally
Wally and Dilbert visit the vice president because of his open door policy.
Leadership, open door, policy, aloof, sourball, couch, relax, cubicle, spider, security, Wally, Dilbert, vice president
Dilbert ponders life and micromanagement.
Personal, think, micro manage, philosophy, irrelevant, Dilbert, Dogbert, Boss