Dogbert, facilitating a meeting, allows no one to speak.
Meeting, facilitate, chair, power, exercise, insult, Dogbert, Alice, Wally, Dilbert
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Dogbert thinks the meeting went smooth because he ran it.
Meeting, facilitate, smooth, breakthrough, silence, dolt, brilliant, Dogbert
Dilbert interviews a new candidate while trying not to reveal what really goes on.
Management, interview, candidate, empowerment, phrase, quality team, dignity, truth, dignity, decision, shield, hull breach, jettison, escape pod, Star Trek, Boss, Dilbert, Jennifer, Wally
The Boss asks for an executive summary to the report and to keep it simple.
Management, report, executive summary, technology, car, AAA, road service, uphill, Boss, Dilbert
Dogbert shows how to summarise a fifty page proposal into one paragraph.
Management, report, executive summary, CEO, proposal, technology, resume, customer, Dilbert, Dogbert
The VP wants a demo of the new product.
Start of saga: Premature product demo.
Project, demo, VP, product, ship date, morale, quality, objective, banner, Boss, Dilbert
For the product demo, Wally pretends to be the computer.
Project, demo, cut corners, 3-D, fuzzy, shaver, table, computer monitor, mock up, razor, Dilbert, Boss, Wally
The VP arrives for the product demo.
Project, demo, interface, demon, product, peon, dark angel, table, computer monitor, mock up, Boss, Dilbert, Phil, VP
The product demo to the VP goes horribly wrong.
Project, demo, demon, sham, doom, fund, file server, dark angel, computer monitor, table, mock up, porn, Dilbert, Phil, Boss, VP
A technical decision is summarised many times as it goes up the ladder.
Management, Mysteries Revealed, ceiling tile, technology, decision, recommend, summary, bullet point, stock options, CNN, presentation, projector, television, Dilbert, Boss, executive director
An automatic defence system activates when Dilbert and Wally have an idea.
Start of saga: Dilbert and Wally run a side business.
Creativity, idea, product, hammer, helmet, Crush-o-Matic, side business, loudspeaker, robot arm, hammer, mallet, Dilbert, Boss, Wally
Dilbert and Wally want to start their own business since the company won't use their idea.
Office Politics, product, idea, side business, quit, cubicle, immoral, hell, Dilbert, Wally
The Boss asks employees not run side businesses from their cubicles.
Management, side business, cubicle, sign, advertisement, Yellow Pages, billboard, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert and Wally hire Ratbert as director of marketing.
Marketing, side business, director, annoy, illogical, salary, Dilbert, Ratbert, Wally
Dogbert will finance Dilbert and Wally's side business.
Dogbert-Schemes, business plan, venture capital, side business, media hype, investor, prospectus, Latin, Dogbert, Wally
Dilbert and Wally tell the Boss about their side business.
Management, side business, rich, victory jig, employee agreement, patent, moon, Dilbert, Wally, Boss, Alice
Dogbert offers ethics advice on customer relations and shipping defective products.
Family, ethics, customer, product, bug, kick, quality, sofa, couch, Dilbert, Dogbert, Ratbert
The new intern, Asok, is introduced.
Note: Asok's first appearance.
Start of saga: Asok the intern.
Office Politics, intern, toss, staple remover, sturdy, Boss, Asok, Alice, Wally, Dilbert
Asok's assignments won't be glamorous, Dilbert says.
Office Politics, intern, assignment, experience, status report, mouse pad, inventory, danger, Dilbert, Boss, Asok
Alice asks Asok to crawl through the Jeffries Tube to shut down the furnace.
Office Politics, intern, emergency, jeffries tube, furnace, stuck, Star Trek, spank, ventilation, shaft, duct, Alice, Asok
The engineers are given an assignment and the men smell unnecessary work.
Office Politics, presentation, executive review board, scent of unnecessary work, meeting, popcorn for the soul, work avoidance, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice
Alice wonders why Dilbert isn't busy preparing his presentation for the executive review board.
Office Politics, presentation, work avoidance, chromosome, sleep, executive review board, Alice, Dilbert, Wally
Alice tests the theory men can sense unnecessary work.
Office Politics, chromosome, theory, intern, perceptive, arousal, work avoidance, smell, unnecessary work, Alice, Dilbert, Asok
Alice worked all night for an analysis for the Boss and he only wants it for backup material for a meeting.
Management, analysis, meeting, compliment, backup, pointy hair, fling, naked, performance review, Alice, Boss, Dilbert, Wally
The new product is ready to ship but Marketing wants to add more features.
Marketing, product, ship, feature, hardware, software, psychopath, Dilbert, marketing guy, Boss, Wally
The Boss assigns Tina, Asok and Ratbert to work on the department newsletter.
Start of saga: Department newsletter.
Project, newsletter, high profile, intern, raise, sports, topless model, performance, Boss, Tina, Asok, Ratbert
Tina tells Asok and Ratbert she will be the editor of the newsletter since she is an experienced writer.
Project, newsletter, intern, editor, executive editor, publisher, Tina, Asok, Ratbert
Tina interviews Dilbert for the company newsletter.
Project, newsletter, quip, fallopian tube, background, interview, boredom, Tina, Dilbert
Tina asks Wally to write about his project for the newsletter.
Project, newsletter, tradition, engineer, priority, despise, moment, dating, Tina, Wally
Tina's performance review goes badly because of the unimportant department newsletter.
Performance Review, accomplishment, newsletter, raise, boredom, teamwork, Boss, Tina
The Boss gives a bonus to Barry, an idiot, for working overtime.
Management, presentation, bonus, overtime, recognition, effort, budget, screen saver, epic, miniseries, Boss, Barry, Alice, Wally, Dilbert