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 - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags #blame, #budget, #dilbert, #the boss, #empowered, #decisions, #employees, #calculated, #risks, #new, #word

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Dilbert stands in front of the Boss's desk and asks, "What did you mean when you said all employees are empowered?" Dilbert continues, "Does that mean I can control my own budget, make decisions without twelve levels of approval, and take calculated risks on my own?" The Boss replies, "No, it's just a way to blame employees for not doing the things we tell them not to do." Dilbert hangs his head and says, "No wonder you needed a new word."