Employee relations with management at Dilbert’s office are often less-than-ideal. The PHB rarely listens to anyone, and often seems to have no idea what’s going on around the office. In this strip, he takes it one step further, by explaining to Dilbert how he is responsible for the PHB’s success and behavior. How does that […]
It should come as no surprise that the hiring process around Dilbert’s office is as haphazard and questionable as everything else. This week, we’re checking in on Pointy Haired Boss (PHB) and Dilbert, as they interview an employee who is “creative.” But it’s not the kind of creativity they were looking for… is it? We’ll […]
You could argue that all of the workers in Dilbert are pretty remote. That is, they don’t seem to do much work, or listen very well, or accomplish… anything. We’ll get to that in a moment. This strip is about telecommuting and actual remote employees. It also portrays an interesting relationship between remote employees and […]
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.