Dilbert: Corporate America's Pet Gadfly

Comic-strip cutup Dilbert is a hit with the execs he lampoons

There's a fox in the corporate henhouse, and his name is Dilbert. The relentlessly mediocre comic-strip engineer, cult hero to millions of American workers, has insinuated himself into the corner office. Bespectacled and crudely drawn, railing against executives as "galactic idiots," Dilbert has nonetheless achieved star status at management seminars. Consultant gurus speak of his wisdom, and CEOs hang him on the wall.

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