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Dilbert

The Dilbert Principle

Author: Scott Adams

Year Published: 1996

Description: In this bestselling comic strip treatise on corporate culture, Scott Adams—through the experiences of his hapless office cubicle dwelling protagonist, Dilbert—illustrates his theory that those most incompetent are systematically promoted to management, because that's where their incompetence can do the least harm. Upon its publication, the bestselling book's illustrated essays—which lampoon everything from technology that hinders instead of helps to meetings to discuss having more meetings—struck a familiar, if somewhat painful, chord with underlings everywhere.

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'Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. '

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