The Resource It's not funny if I have to explain it, by Scott Adams, (electronic resource)

It's not funny if I have to explain it, by Scott Adams, (electronic resource)

Label
It's not funny if I have to explain it
Title
It's not funny if I have to explain it
Statement of responsibility
by Scott Adams
Title variation
It is not funny if I have to explain it
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Office workers, cubicle squatters, and corporate drones everywhere read Dilbert in their morning papers and see their own bosses and coworkers in the frames of the strip, enacting on newsprint the weird rituals and bizarre activities that are conducted each day in the American workplace. The characters' names and hairstyles have been changed to protect their identities, but Dilbert's readers aren't fooled. After all, they spend every day with these idiots and lunatics.Jargon-spewing corporate zombies. The sociopath who checks voice mail on his speaker phone. The fascist information systems guy. The sadistic human resources director. The technophobic vice president. The power-mad executive assistant. The pursed-lip sycophant. The big stubborn dumb guy. They're Dilbert's coworkers, and chances are they're yours, too. If you know them, work with them, or dialogue with them about leveraging synergies to maximize shareholder value, then you'll recognize this comic strip as a day at the office, only funnier!Since 1989 Dilbert has lampooned not only the people but also the accepted conventions and practices of the business world. Office politics, management trends, business travel, personnel policies, corporate bureaucracy, irrational strategies, unfathomable accounting practices, unproductive meetings, dysfunctional organizations, oppressive work spaces, silly protocols, and inscrutable jargon are all targets of Adams's darkly goofy satirical pen. Dilbert strikes a deeply resonant chord with fans because it casts such a dead-on reflection of the realities of the white-collar workplace, even with its off-the-wall delivery.It's Not Funny If I Have to Explain It, features Adams's personal all-time favorite selections, along with his own handwritten commentary about the strips
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
741.5/6973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.A3
LC item number
D55283 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • comics graphic novels
Series statement
A Dilbert book
It's not funny if I have to explain it, by Scott Adams, (electronic resource)
Label
It's not funny if I have to explain it, by Scott Adams, (electronic resource)
Link
https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQxNDgyMw==
Publication
Note
  • Collection of previously published comic strips
  • "Includes Scott Adams' own favorites from previous Dilbert books with a guided tour"--Cover
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Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn795528375
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Dimensions
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
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Extent
1 online resource (240 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781449417932
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
chiefly ill. (some col.).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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