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The Boss prepares for an ISO 9000 audit.
Start of saga: ISO 9000 audit
ISO 9000, audit, procedure, ethics, unproductive, documentation, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Dilbert interviews Carol to document her procedures.
ISO 9000, audit, procedure, office supplies, complain, Dilbert, Carol

Dilbert continues documenting job processes.
ISO 9000, audit, buzzword, adding value, job title, politics, quality, Dilbert, co-worker

A buyer says the company can't be a supplier unless the company is ISO 9000 certified.
ISO 9000, audit, supplier, laugh, internal process, documentation, price, Boss, buyer

Ratbert teases Dilbert about how hard he's working.
Family, hard work, century, joy, Ratbert, Dilbert

The Boss complains no-one has been nominated for a special achievement award.
Teamwork, special achievement award, nominate, lock, standard, proactive, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice

The Boss asks Dilbert to head a technology alliance with a small silicon valley start-up.
Start of saga: Strategic alliance
Office Politics, alliance, silicon valley, corporate culture, pierced brain, goatee, Boss, Dilbert

Dilbert discusses procedures to approve projects.
Office Politics, approval, alliance, pants, binder, goatee, Dilbert, man

The strategic alliance is working well.
Office Politics, alliance, technical skill, binder, assimilate, resistance is futile, spiked hair, goatee, Dilbert, man

Dilbert discusses the differing corporate cultures.
Office Politics, alliance, corporate culture, beta, Internet, empower, press release, spiked hair, goatee, presentation, projector, laptop computer, Dilbert, man

Dilbert pronounces the strategic alliance to be doomed.
Office Politics, strategic alliance, inefficiency, destroy, skull and crossbones, presentation, projector, Dilbert, Boss

Catbert invents a new employee recognition program to humiliate employees.
Management, employee recognition, pocket lint, award, Catbert, Boss

Alice gets a "meets expectations" on her performance review.
Management, performance review, raise, expectations, patent, bone marrow, lunch, attendance, Boss, Alice, Wally

The Boss assigns Alice to be in charge of their booth at the trade show.
Start of saga: Trade Show
Management, booth, trade show, strategic incompetence, Boss, Alice, Dilbert

Dogbert proposes the Dogbert Trade-Show Consulting Company designs the booth for the trade show.
Engineer, booth, trade show, consultant, deluxe, revenue, Dogbert, Alice

Dogbert explains how to have an attention grabbing booth at the trade show.
Engineer, booth, trade show, attention-grabbing, booth babes, raffle, magic trick, special effect, presentation, projector, laptop computer, Dogbert, Alice

Alice has her own ideas to increase traffic to the booth.
Engineer, booth, trade show, attractive, sexist, dental floss, thong bikini, competitor, Alice, Dilbert, Boss, Wally

Wally gets down to it at the trade show.
Technology, trade show, free stuff, pen, eye contact, industry research, buffet, laptop computer, Wally, sales rep

Alice is rude to the trade show attendees.
Engineer, trade show, booth, defect, insult, Alice, man

Wally says his project is on track -- to failure.
Leadership, project, plan, lawyer, promotion, mission statement, mockery, derision, experienced, date, literal interpretation, Wally, Dilbert, Boss, Alice

Dilbert flames a newbie e-mail.
Technology, e-mail, newbie, goat herder, cartoonist, elitist technology bigot, haves and have nots, Dilbert, Dogbert

Dilbert complains about an eighty character, meaningless e-mail address.
Technology, e-mail, embarrassment, business card, reply function, Dilbert, man, woman

Catbert commits a random act of catness -- on Alice.
Fashion, random acts of catness, purr, shed, pink suit, dry clean, Catbert, Alice, Dilbert, Wally

The Cubicle Warrior battles boredom.
Office Politics, cubicle warrior, boredom, grandchildren, hobo, Dilbert, Dogbert

Wally is too busy to get the required amount of training.
Training, required training, contract employee, Catbert, Wally

The Boss ponders his contribution to the company.
Management, actual work, decision, carbon dioxide, plant, Boss, Carol

Alice asks Keith what he leaned while taking his MBA.
Management, management team, MBA, motivation, negotiation skills, strategy, business writing, finance, accounting, economics, math, swear, curse, Boss, Keith, Alice

Wally tells Catbert he enjoys making microwave popcorn.
Management, popcorn, microwave, love job, Catbert, Wally

Catbert issues a memo banning popcorn in the office.
Management, popcorn, tobacco, perfume, pollutant, Catbert, Alice, Wally

The Boss presents an award to Tim for agreeing to do the job he was hired for.
Management, award, accomplishment, stonewall, Boss, Tim, Alice, Dilbert

The Boss presents an award to Kim for fixing problems caused by her own incompetence.
Management, award, problem, incompetence, full plate, Boss, Kim