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Feb 5, 2010
I think the pointyhaired boss did major bribing to get to be manager. I have yet to see him do something productive.
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May 1, 2008
Hi Plasma,

I believe that according to Scott's book "the Dilbert Principle", this boss is classified as Evil-Incompetent.

In my opinion this means that you need to minimize contact and control the information flow. You must feed them with lots of data because they're constantly demanding it (in hope of catching someone doing something naughty)

However the data you give them should be something irrelevant, harmless and ideally something that will cause them to look really stupid on project meetings (personally I never resorted to that extremity because the boss wasn't evil enough to justify such measures)
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May 1, 2008
Now Ofer, what did we learn about listening to your boss?
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Apr 29, 2008
Actually, that kinda reminds me of the work process in my workplace.
We have this boss who demands to have approved every work item. Problem is, boss never forwards them to the right person, or on time, or at all.
Eventually someone must ignore this useless procedure just to get anything done around here.
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