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This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value (Dilbert #31)

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"Ninety percent of ethics is picking the right ethicist." --Dilbert

Scott Adams offers up his this Dilbert collection exploring themes of sloth and corporate indifference. The arbitrary, unspoken rules of interoffice emailing, the random policy generator, and the knowledge that management has indeed given up ever trying to win an award for best place to work all combine to
Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Doc Opp
Feb 20, 2012 Doc Opp rated it it was amazing
I like Dilbert books in general, but this one had me laughing out loud more than any others I've read in recent memory. It's nothing short of amazing that Adams can continue to put out fresh and funny material after having done this for so many years.
Sep 11, 2014 Neha rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2009, kwench, graphic
I thinkI have always liked Dilbert comics - they are humorous and at the same time shows the dark side of office politics & cut throught world.. I can identify so much with so many of the incidents mentioned - thought not the same dialogue exchange but the theme, the results & the wastage of time in big corporate world where somewhere we loose the real purpose amongst big KRAs, objectives, targets, Vision, etc etc etc. One can become a Star for any reason. There is nothing like competnce ...more
Timothy Boyd
Jan 23, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it it was amazing
We all might have started out like Calvin with a great view of life. But after hitting the workforce we all somewhat become Dilbert. Everyone knows someone like one of the characters in the strips. Highly recommended
Mar 14, 2012 Sharon rated it really liked it
I used to joke that you could tell a lot about the morale in an office by how many Dilbert strips were stuck up on the walls. As physical newspapers have dwindled in popularity, it doesn't work as well.

Nevertheless, Scott Adams' look into office politics, incompetent bosses and crazy co-workers can still provide a great combination of laughter (cynical or otherwise) and "Hey, I work with someone just like that."

I came home to find a signed copy (complete with hand drawing of Dogbert) of this boo
Lui Vega
Sep 04, 2016 Lui Vega rated it really liked it
Way funnier than I expected.
May 20, 2009 Weaam added it
you have to read this of you are going to work in any kind of corporates,or if you are already work there!
can't stop laughing! actually i think am more like Alice>>"we think she wasn't hugged enough"! :D :D
Apr 24, 2012 Tresuiri rated it it was ok
Sometimes eerily insightful to various aspects of our modern serfdom drudgery.
Nov 13, 2013 CRM rated it really liked it
Very funny....still relevant in the work place.
Aug 05, 2008 Valerie rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Ian
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I laughed out loud multiple times.
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Adams was born in Windham, New York in 1957 and received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Hartwick College in 1979.

He also studied economics and management for his 1986 MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

In recent years, Ada
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