Catbert tells Wally about the new reporting structure with different bosses.
Start of saga: Wally is assigned to two bosses.
Administration, human resources, sadism, boss, dotted line, status report, stapler, suicide, objectives, Catbert, Wally
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Dilbert consoles Wally after Wally gets assigned two bosses.
Management, dotted line, report, rival, double-agent, execute, capture, Dilbert, Wally
Dogbert provides paintings for the office walls.
Start of saga: Dogbert Corporate Art Source
Corporate Services, art, painting, wall, frame, pound, weight, art catalogue, brochure, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert describes his art supply contract.
Corporate Services, contract, art, bid, search, painting, paint brush, paint pallet, beret, school, Dilbert, Dogbert, Ratbert, Bob, artist
The Boss wants Dilbert to add a date to each page of the presentation package.
Management, presentation, date, transparency, error, brain, explain, Dilbert, Boss
Ratbert offers his services as a personal digital assistant.
Technology, personal digital assistant, pen, message, handwriting, PDA, stomach, Ratbert, Dilbert
ISO 9000 requires the coffee maker be labelled.
ISO 9000, coffee machine, label, sign, Dilbert, stupid label guy
Dilbert says his new user product still has problems.
Management, project, yellow light, lock up, fiction, manual, Dummies book, interface, Dilbert, Boss, Alice, Wally
Saint Dogbert attacks an over-promoted database guru spouting useless concepts.
Technology, demon, stupid, guru, database, code, bishop hat, sceptre, suspenders, monster, source code, programmer, database guru, Saint Dogbert
The Boss asks Dilbert how long it will take to fix problems in the beta product.
Management, problem, beta, schedule, manager, engineer, logic, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert describes why he likes making complex transparencies.
Management, transparency, acronym, communication, complex, presentation, projector, Dilbert
Catbert describes the total compensation plan, where benefits go up and salary goes down.
Benefits, compensation, salary, blood pressure, belly, health benefits, Boss, Catbert, Dilbert, Alice, Wally
The Boss pays a ten-dollar bonus for every bug found and fixed.
Start of saga: Bonus for software bugs found and fixed.
Management, bug, software, bonus, rich, celebrate, behaviour, programming, quality, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally
Ratbert does a rat dance on Dilbert's keyboard so there are lots of bugs to fix.
Management, bug, software, bonus, web browser, rat dance, keyboard, programming, Dilbert, Ratbert
Wally becomes an agent of change.
Teamwork, accomplishment, agent of change, behaviour, cynicism, Wally, Dilbert, Boss
Alice gets upset at a bearded road apple for answering questions with irrelevant stories.
Teamwork, punch cards, fishing, road apple, irrelevant story, space-time continuum, suspenders, time travel, Alice, Wally, Dilbert
The Boss shows off his technical knowledge.
Management, SQL, database, trade magazine, advertisement, colour, mauve, purple, RAM, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss becomes more proactive and fires Dilbert.
Management, proactive, fired, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss wants to ship 2 months early, host press tours and freeze the budget.
Management, ship early, shareholder meeting, prototype, demo, budget, gizmo, feature, hesitate, Boss, Wally, Dilbert
Dogbert, the consultant, recommends a reorganisation.
Consultant, reorganisation, core competency, whine, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert demonstrates how to inform employees their jobs will be outsourced.
Management, consultant, outsource, stoop, ergonomics, kick, trashcan, Dogbert, Boss, Ratbert
Wally and Dilbert complain about the new keyboard-on-the-floor policy.
Management, keyboard, policy, floor, stoop, kick, explain, Wally, Dilbert, Boss
The company decides to outsource all the functions they're not any good at.
Downsizing, outsource, function, Boss, Wally, Alice
Wally wonders why people wash their bath towels.
Health, hygiene, bath, towel, wash, hug, lunch, Wally, Alice
The Boss buys a stamp every day.
Management, post office, stamp, float, letter, efficiency, Boss, secretary
A salesman gets to know Dilbert's place in the company.
Sales, decision maker, president, cubicle, coffee stain, decision, elevator, whiteboard, competitor, sales rep, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert's password for the network isn't working.
Start of saga: Dilbert's Internet connection isn't working
Tech Support, password, network, help request, e-mail, Dilbert, sysadmin
Dilbert asks Catbert for therapy because his Internet connection isn't working.
Corporate Services, human resources, Internet, yarn, therapy, rope, team, network, dysfunctional, Dilbert, Catbert
Wally and Alice taunt Dilbert because he is not connected to the network.
Technology, network connection, haves and have nots, competitive, french fry, e-mail, lunch, Wally, Alice, Dilbert
Dilbert asks Liz to fulfil a need.
Technology, network connection, dating, needs, book, Dilbert, Liz