khpage, I know Dilbert recovered from being arrested by the secret service. Unless he can recover from going postal at work, and presumably killing other named characters, I think it's precluded by:
Wally doesn't do anything anyway so he avoids all the stress inherent in the PHB's expectations. On the other hand, I am surprised that Dilbert hasn't gone postal yet in his company - will we see this in a strip to come?
Management 'philosophy' to a tee. I've never heard it encapsulated so succinctly. In real life, of course, they would never admit to it. But this is exactly how most management operates. Today's strip will go into my 'favorites' file.