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    Stigma of the Ugly Single Male in the Comic Strip Dilbert The single male has traditionally been in a position of dominance, idealized for his power, independence, and status in American society. However, Scott Adams, the creator of the comic strip Dilbert, satirizes this depiction by showing the "ugly single male" as the "most feared and hated creature on Earth." In doing so, he emphasizes the importance of physical attractiveness in our society and how it influences perceptions of ourselves

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    Human Resources in Popular Culture

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    friendly pushovers. There are many examples of these alternating stereotypes in the media, whether it be television shows, movies, or even comic strips. One of the more extremely negative depictions of human resources in the media is the comic strip, Dilbert, written and illustrated by Scott Adams. This comic satirizes company and workplace issues. One of the reoccurring characters in the comic is named Catbert. Catbert is a cat and the “evil director of human resources” (Adams). He is best known for

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    Clowns and Cubicles

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    Clowns and Cubicles (A look at workplace stereotypes through their appearance in comic strips) Stereotypes can be found in just about every aspect of society. A person engaging in any type of social interaction is either consciously or unconsciously engaging or affected by the many ways we stereotype people. Stereotypes while usually given a negative connotation seem to be an inherent part of human nature. By grouping individuals into categories a person can feel more in control of their surrounding

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    Essay On Social Service

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    The human services position I chose to research was a Social Worker. I choose it because I’m in school specifically to earn that degree. Social workers can take on many roles including helping individuals, groups and community’s. They are a bridge to connect people with community resources they may benefit from. They are advocates and help keep people out of harm’s way. They work with people who are in high risk categories through education and program management to try to empower them to improve

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    A Book’s Cover is Merely the Beginning

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    BrainyQuote." Famous Quotes at BrainyQuote. Web. 21 Feb. 2011. . "Survey: Sushi." Japan-guide.com - Japan Travel and Living Guide. Web. 21 Feb. 2011. . "Taxi/Limo Drivers in the U.S." Schaller Consulting Home Page. Web. 21 Feb. 2011. . The Official Dilbert Website with Scott Adams' Color Comic Strips, Animation, Mashups and . More! Web. 21 Feb. 2011. .

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    Action Plan For America

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    If you could design a completely new socio-economic form, how would you do it? For the purpose of this thought-experiment, let us assume that all present-day corporations, banks, politicians, lobbyists, and outside parties have no factor in the design; there has been complete collapse in both finance and government. A default on our national debt. All current laws, policies, government programs and departments can be modified or erased however pleased, with exception to the core principles of the

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    American Newspaper Comics

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    because you identify with them. The typical loser who never manages to sit next to the little red-haired girl during the break might sympathize with Charlie Brown and the person being bullied at his or her workplace is very likely to feel affection for Dilbert. According to Julie Davies, “[…] comic strips can only be effective if readers see their own lives reflected in the daily funnies.” The Funnies are also something steady, something you can rely on, because, once adapted, they are not likely to change

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    most important of all, this book is a summary of Adams' mindset. The most surprising thing about this book is that Scott Adams is stubbornly persistent and relentlessly optimistic. I personally found it surprising that the dude who wrote and drew Dilbert, one of the most sarcastic

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    February 7th, 2013, Dr. Scott Tilley from Florida Institute of Technology gave a presentation named Agile Software Development. He started the presentation quoting “In life you can never be too rich or too thin“ from Duchess of Windsor, then showing a Dilbert cartoon with the meaning of agile programming. After this, he made an outline of his speech: Agility, The Agile Movement, Extreme Programming, Scrum and Kanban. The last three are examples of agility. In the first section, he showed us the explaining

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    So, you want to be a leader but don't know where to start? Well, after camping out in the self-help section at my local bookseller, I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that you've got lots of help to choose from. The bad news is that you've got lots of help to choose from. In my brief reconnaissance, I discovered a legion of writers who are just itching to let you in on their secrets. Don't believe it? Well, I'll save you a trip. I brought back proof. Don't expect a definitive list

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