FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
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Encyclopedia > Dogbert's Top Secret Management Handbook

Written from the point of view of his unscrupulous alter-ego, Dogbert, Scott Adams' 1996 Dogbert’s Top Secret Management Handbook complemented The Dilbert Principle by analyzing the stupidities and inadequacies of 1990s management from a manager's point of view. Scott Adams (born June 8, 1957) is the creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several business commentaries, social satires, and experimental philosophy books. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Dilbert Principle refers to a 1990s satirical observation stating that companies tend to systematically promote their least-competent employees to management, in order to limit the amount of damage that theyre capable of doing. ... The 1990s refers to the years 1990 to 1999; the last decade of the 20th Century. ... Management (from Old French ménagement the art of conducting, directing, from Latin manu agere to lead by the hand) characterises the process of leading and directing all or part of an organization, often a business, through the deployment and manipulation of resources (human, financial, material, intellectual or intangible). ...


 
 

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