The breath-taking cynicism of the strip should prepare readers for the author's no-holds-barred attack on management fads, large organizations, pointless bureaucracy and sadistic rule-makers who glory in control of office supplies. Readers of the on-line Dilbert Newsletter are familiar with the kind of e-mail Adams receives from his readers--and may even have sent a few of those missives themselves. Along with illustrative strips, e-mail messages provide excruciating examples of corporate behavior which compel the reader to agree with Adams when he insists that "People are idiots".
The final chapter offers a model for would-be successful businesses to follow: the OA5 model. It's introduced with little fanfare, no outrageous promises and just the right amount of self-deprecation.
you WILL recognise somebody in this book, or else you have been living in a cave in
the Andes. Very well observed commentary on office politics, human interaction,... Read more
I haven't read it all yet (and maybe I'll never do it). It is funny. A book to read when you don't have any other thing to do.Published 21 months ago by pau
The classic gift I wanted myself really. Had me giggling away as I snuck a preview before wrapping it up for my cousin.Published on 19 Jun. 2013 by bushcraftrelf
This book has a splendid and most advanced humour, which only people in office jobs will understand. In return, they'll die laughing! Read morePublished on 1 Mar. 1999