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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (3,967 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Scott Adams Narrator: Scott Adams Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation, takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy. These hilarious essays on incompetent bosses, rampant management fads, bewildering technological changes, and so much more, will make anyone who has ever worked in an office laugh out loud in recognition.

The Dilbert Principle: The most ineffective workers will be systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage—management.

Since 1989 Scott Adams has been illustrating this principle each day, lampooning the corporate world through Dilbert, his enormously popular comic strip. In Dilbert, the potato-shaped, abuse-absorbing hero of the strip, Adams has given voice to the millions of Americans buffeted by the many adversities of the work place.

Now he takes the next step, attacking corporate culture head-on in this lighthearted series of essays. Adams explores the zeitgeist of ever-changing management trends, overbearing egos, management incompetence, bottomless bureaucracies, petrifying performance reviews, three-hour meetings, the confusion of the information super highway, and more.

With sharp eyes and an even sharper wit, Adams exposes, and skewers, the bizarre absurdities of everyday corporate life. The Dilbert Principle rings so true that listeners will be convinced he has been spying on their bosses.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A roaring success.”

    Daily Telegraph (London)

  • “You loved the comic strip; now read the business advice…The breathtaking 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.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “This cynical, satirical, all-too-familiar glimpse of corporate life is unabashed management bashing and is very funny. Recommended for all humor and business collections.”

    Library Journal

  • “More than a compilation of past strips—though over one hundred do appear—this book includes new essays on all aspects of corporate life and culture, and each one is on target and deliciously sardonic!”

    Booklist

  • #1 New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Zenshorts | 2/15/2014

    " I found the comics and just bizzar responces and office behavior. I couldent realy connect with the book, because I dont work in an office yet but I guess if I read this book in ten years i could relate to it more. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Alex | 2/1/2014

    " This workplace-tips book is probably the funniest of the genre. It was interesting even for a 13 year old because of the countless stories of stupid bosses and coworkers. If you are ever angry at your boss, this book will help you relieve your anger and find new ways to cope with your stupid boss. Being written in 1996, some of the references are out of date, but it doesn't stop the humor of Scott Adams. Overall, it is a good book that should help you deal with your workplace. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by thebutterflycastle | 1/26/2014

    " i laughed out loud a lot while listening to this one in my car.. some parts slow/boring, most other parts were really hilarious. great concept.. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nick N. | 1/25/2014

    " You don't need to have ever read or even enjoy Dilbert comic strips to enjoy this book. If you have ever worked anywhere, ever, then you can appreciate the high quality cynicism that Scott Adams provides. I haven't read it in awhile, and some of the stuff is definitely dated now, but the ideas are universal as ever and a fun thing to share with co-workers with whom you live in shared bewilderment as to what is going on around you. "

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