Yet despite his intelligence, ethics and mystical powers, Asok sometimes takes advice from Wally in the arts of laziness, and from Dilbert in surviving the office. Often seen in high-ranking consultant or technical support jobs, he constantly abuses his power and fools the management of Dilbert's company, though considering the intelligence of the company's management in general and Dilbert's boss in particular, this is not very hard to do. Inhe collaborated with design company IDEO to come up with the "perfect cubicle", a fitting creation since many of the Dilbert strips make fun of the standard cubicle desk and the environment that it creates. The first season centered around the creation of a new product called the "Gruntmaster ". The other workers, especially the boss, often unwittingly trample on his cultural beliefs. In earlier strips he was depicted as a stereotypical late-middle-aged balding middle manager with jowls; it was not until later that he developed his signature "pointy hair" and the jowls disappeared.
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He often carries a cup of coffee, calmly sipping from it even in the midst of chaos or office-shaking revelations. In addition to this, he is often promoted and given benefits over the other employees. Solomon cites the Xerox corporation's use of Dilbert strips and characters in internally distributed 'inspirational' pamphlets:. Dilbert's anthropomorphic pet dog is the smartest dog on Earth. The Boss treats his employees alternately with enthusiasm or neglect; he often uses them to his own ends regardless of the consequences to them. His level of intelligence varies from near-vegetative to perceptive and clever, depending on the strip's comic needs. The second season did away with the serial format and was composed entirely of standalone episodes, many of which shifted focus away from the workplace and involved absurdist plots such as Wally being mistaken for a religious leader " The Shroud of Wally " and Dilbert being accused of mass murder " The Trial ".