PROGRESS. METHODOLOGY. ASSESSMENT. Maybe you’ve heard these buzzwords around your office. They’re flying like crazy around Dilbert’s world today—but can they do more harm than good? More importantly, can they teach us something about quality office communication on the whole? Let’s take a look at HR issues and office buzzwords in this installment of Decoding […]
Welcome back to Decoding Dilbert, where we find Human Resources lessons in Scott Adams’ popular workplace comic. If you’re new here, check out Part 1. This week, we’ll joke about one worker’s incompetence, as the comic intends. However, we’ll also explain why this common cubicle pastime contributes to employee error and friction between co-workers.
Since its debut in 1989, the comic strip Dilbert has exemplified the plight of office workers. The short, funny, and often all-too-familiar scenarios go great with morning coffee, and remind workers everywhere that “we’re in this together.” However, from a human resources perspective, a lot can be learned from the mishaps of Dilbert and his […]