Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Dilbert Principle

Dilbert is funny. This book grabs some of the humor. However, it often slips into a baser level of humor than the comic strips. The best parts of the book are the sections where he reads from the emails of real office experiences. Yes, truth can often be stranger than fiction.

The author's observation about the world of business, alas, tend to be quite accurate. Business books and management whims may work in one place, but may not be applicable elsewhere. Shortchanging employee compensation may lead them to seek it elsewhere. Bosses may ignore their underlings, but when an expensive consultant says the same thing, they listen. And on and on...

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