Catbert issues a policy all employees must wear one size smaller shoes than their feet.
Management, policy, shoe size, carpet, competitive, footsizing, complain, success story, Catbert, reporter, Dilbert, Alice
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Wally compares the number of days in their time zone.
Management, day, project, time zone, paradigm, chart, Wally, Dilbert
Ratbert considers becoming a corporate trainer in a company that's downsizing.
Start of saga: Ratbert becomes corporate trainer in a company that's downsizing.
Training, self-esteem, corporate trainer, downsize, Ratbert, Dilbert
Ratbert is interviewed for corporate trainer.
Training, corporate trainer, stress, conflict resolution, subject matter expert, teamwork, trainer, Ratbert, Dilbert
The Grim Downsizer comes to see Ratbert.
Training, corporate trainer, budget, stress, class evaluation, scythe, Grim Downsizer, Ratbert
Ratbert finds out what the students hope to get out of the class.
Training, corporate trainer, decruit, class, scythe, Ratbert, Grim Downsizer, Wally, co-worker
The Boss downsizes Ratbert, the corporate trainer.
Downsizing, corporate trainer, retirement plan, calendar, Boss, Ratbert
Asok learns to make witty and sarcastic remarks when the mute button is pressed on a conference call.
Office Politics, speakerphone, training, sarcasm, compensation, engineer, conference call, Dilbert, Boss, Asok, Alice, Wally
Alice complains about the mandatory unpaid overtime.
Management, overtime, stockholder value, cat toy, quality of life, human resources, Alice, Catbert
Dogbert represents the Boss to the Boss's boss.
Management, consultant, crud, idea, good looks, swami hat, Dogbert, manager, Boss
The Boss livens up a first draft by Tina.
Management, first draft, exclamation point, sarcasm, genius, technical document, Boss, Tina
A woman turns Dilbert down for a date because of differing religions.
Personal, date, religion, Sunday, woman, Dilbert, Dogbert
The Boss assigns Dilbert and Wally to the Happiness Committee.
Office Politics, happiness, morale, raise, slap-the-boss day, nude Fridays, cynicism, negativism, Boss, Dilbert, Wally
The Boss announces he's going to Quality School.
Management, quality school, black belt, breakout session, course, Boss, Wally
The Boss makes an "upgrade" to Dilbert's product design.
Management, product design, upgrade, big picture, fire, civilisation, overheat, Boss, Dilbert, Dogbert
An Elbonian peddles his database system with mixed success.
Sales, database, accounts receivable, inventory, sales, golf balls, Elbonian, Dilbert, Alice, Boss
The Boss announces the computer support systems will be replaced by the Elbonian database product.
Technology, database, consultant, computer support systems, risk, Boss, Ratbert, Wally, Alice, Dilbert
Ratbert compensates for lack of computer knowledge by being highly exuberant.
Consultant, exuberant, general protection fault, flying lessons, Ratbert, Alice
Ratbert rejoices he earns big bucks even when being unproductive.
Consultant, unproductive, furry little behind, career, ideal, Ratbert, Wally
Ratbert describes his plan to replace the old computer system with the new one.
Consultant, replace computer system, economic impact, contract, pay, Ratbert, Dilbert
Asok rewrites the Elbonian database system in six keystrokes.
Technology, database, rewrite, bad movies, NATO, password, hack, Asok, Ratbert
Wally attends the ceremony for his ten-year service anniversary and picks a gift.
Management, ten-year service, anniversary, catalogue, ceremony, t-shirt, golf ball, Carol, Wally, Dilbert
Dilbert reserves a seat on an airline.
Start of saga: Dilbert takes a business trip.
Travel, direct flight, aisle seat, first class, North Korea, non-smoking, reservation, telephone headset, Dilbert, clerk
The smartest human alive tries to understand the airline "often flier" program.
Travel, smart, often flier program, telephone company, brain, frequent flier, Dogbert, Marylin vos Savant, Dilbert
Dilbert has a decoy suitcase and an emergency carry-on bag.
Travel, suitcase, carry-on bag, airline food, decoy, vomit, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dilbert upgrades his seat from the overhead bin.
Travel, often flier program, seat upgrade, overhead bin, colicky baby, frequent flier, convention, Dilbert, clerk, father
Dilbert arrives at his hotel.
Travel, hotel, tip, gauntlet, reservation, zombie, taxi, Dilbert, porter, clerk
Dilbert takes a taxi ride.
Travel, taxi, cheat, metre, language skills, efficiency, bicycle, Dilbert, concierge, taxi driver
The Boss calls tech support because his mouse is at the edge of the mousepad.
Tech Support, cursor, mouse, reboot, desk, idiot expense, mousepad, Dogbert, Boss, Carol
Dilbert tries to convince the hotel clerk to give him a room.
Travel, hotel, Pope, logic, room, Dilbert, clerk
Dilbert's suit is dishevelled on his business trip.
Travel, suit, wrinkle-free, wrapper, Dilbert, man