The Boss decides he needs to be managing a sexier project.
Start of saga: A nano-technology stem cell for fighting terrorists
Technology, managing, sexier, sexy, boost, career, nanotechnology, stem cell, terrorists, Boss, Dilbert, Catbert
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Dogbert advises Dilbert on how to deal with the Boss's demand to develop nanotechnology.
Technology, invent, nanotechnology, stem cells, empty hand, invisible, high-five, crushed, Dilbert, Dogbert
Bottleneck Bill hasn't been answering Dilbert e-mails.
Start of saga: Dilbert has to deal with Bottleneck Bill
Character, answer, e-mail, philosophy, worth doing, delay, Bottleneck Bill, Dilbert
Dilbert asks the Boss to force Bottleneck Bill to do his job.
Management, force, job, finish, miscellaneous, Dilbert, Boss
Dilbert tells a psychologist he has uncontrollable urges to show people better ways to do things.
Psychology, uncontrollable, urge, better way, real issue, insecurity, date, looks, Dilbert, therapist
Catbert reports the number one complaint from employees is unclear objectives.
Management, complaint, employees, unclear objectives, effort, tie, selfish, Catbert, Boss
Dilbert is given a reverse makeover so he'll be a credible engineer on a sales call.
Sales, answer, technical questions, nice suit, credibility, reverse makeover, consultant, straight eye for the queer-looking guy, queer eye for the straight guy, clothes, ear hair, eyebrow extensions, genius, Boss, Dilbert, sales rep, makeover consultant, customer
Dogbert, the consultant, recommends embracing the idea customers deserve to die.
Start of saga: The Ultra-Doughnut
Dogbert-Schemes, idea, customers, deserve, die, free your mind, profitable, products, invent, Ultra-Doughnut, sharp objects, Dogbert, Alice, Boss, Asok, Wally
The government requires a warning label for the Ultra-Doughnut.
Dogbert-Schemes, government, warning label, shard-filled, Ultra-Doughnut, kill, tastes great, choked, dead, corpse, Boss, Dogbert, police officer, customer
The Boss presents the revenue and fatality figures for their Ultra-Doughnut product.
Product, revenue, killed, customers, health risks, technically, scum, suicide, Boss, Asok, Wally, Alice
Dilbert tells his mom about their new Ultra-Doughnut.
Product, gigantic, shard-filled, Ultra-Doughnut, calories, weight gain, theory, pleasure-seeking, taste, delicious, bandage, Dilbert, Dilbert's Mom
Dogbert observes Dilbert can't resist the Ultra-Doughnut, even though he knows the hazards.
Dogbert-Schemes, resist, shard-filled, Ultra-Doughnut, hazard, free will, illusion, greatest pleasure, rationalise, decision, mindless, pink robot, bandages, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dilbert asks Dogbert about the morality of selling the super unhealthy Ultra-Doughnut.
Ethics, immoral, calorie, weight gain, shard-filled, Ultra-Doughnut, force, irresistibly delicious, Dilbert, Dogbert
Catbert bans cell phones with cameras from the workplace.
Policy, cell phones, cameras, ban, workplace, pictures, proprietary information, digital, e-mail, copied, scanned, steal, scrapbook, Catbert, Asok, Dilbert, Alice, Wally
The Boss leads a brainstorming session before lunch.
Product, product development, brainstorm, ideas, boredom, chocolate cake, lunch, roast beef, mittens, food, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
How you allocate management overhead expenses determines the success of the new product.
Product, successful, allocate, management overhead, expenses, party hat, champagne glass, noisemaker, Dilbert, Boss
Dilbert meets with the vendor who couldn't say no.
Vendor, schedule, order, customise, assembled, installed, loathing, advance, promises, Dilbert, vendor
Dilbert wasn't listening to the conversation, so he tries some optimism.
Society, conversation, listening, optimism, situation, record growth, prostate, Dilbert, co-worker, Alice
The Boss gives Catbert his theory of managing.
Management, vague directions, punish, mind reading, play, game, genius, self-centred, Boss, Catbert
The Boss tells Alice her biggest defect is her inability to handle criticism.
Performance Review, defect, inability, handle, criticism, misperception, argue, smarter, Boss, Alice
The Boss doesn't understand the technical analysis the Dilbert gave him.
Management, technical analysis, understand, embarrass, second opinion, stupid, distribute, wrong, hope, whistling, air, shred, pile of indecision, accident, Dilbert, Boss, Carol
Wally tells Asok his experience with the thrill of victory and the pleasures of the flesh.
Personal, age, thrill, victory, pleasure, flesh, convenience, mistress, listener, talking, Wally, Asok
Wally reports his progress is being thwarted by inconvenience.
Work Avoidance, progress, thwart, obstacle, inconvenient, soul, enthusiasm, Wally, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss confronts Alice about forwarding off-colour jokes via e-mail.
Start of saga: Alice forwards off-colour e-mail jokes
Policy, forwarding, jokes, e-mail, object, morale, face, photoshop, cow's butt, art, Boss, Alice
Catbert confronts Alice about forwarding off-colour jokes via e-mail.
Policy, forwarded, e-mail, joke, funny, complained, punish, sensible, Catbert, Alice
Alice finds out who complained about her e-mail joke by bribing Catbert with catnip.
Office Politics, complained, e-mail, joke, conversations, human resources, confidential, catnip, bribe, eyeballs, tongue, Alice, Catbert
Alice confronts Wally about his complaint of her e-mail joke.
Office Politics, complain, human resources, e-mail, joke, psychologically damaged, mirth, empty shell, hungry, Alice, Wally
Asok finds out why he shouldn't inform the Boss of his project's problems.
Management, project, report, update, inform, problems, big mistake, help, upgrade, disk drive, image data, e-mail, database, extra disk space, necktie, strangle, lose consciousness, Dilbert, Asok, Boss
The Boss admits to enjoying getting paid for other people's inventions.
Management, product, patent, profits, plunge, bonus, fair, shallow, inventions, Boss, Catbert
The Boss tells Dilbert to meet with a huge distributor and agree to anything they want.
Start of saga: The huge retail distributor, Walgetco
Business, retail distributor, Walgetco, Wal-Mart, yes, unreasonable, need, special packaging, RFID tags, bones, store brand, foot powder, Boss, Dilbert, distributor