Discussion1. Men are better managers than women.2. Women organise their time better.3. Women have better attitudes towards others and men are more selfish.4. Women take criticism more personally.5. Men find it difficult to work for a woman.
Overview UNITED KINGDOM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Chairman of the board President of the board Managing director (MD) Chief executive officer (CEO) Operations director (OD) Chief operations officer (COO) (Senior) vice president (VP) (Senior) vice president (VP) Middle manager Middle manager (e.g. division manager) (e.g. division manager) First-line manager First-line manager (e.g. store manager) (e.g. store manager)
Chapter 1, p. 6To includee.g. The company structure includes the following divisions: Quality Control Department, Production Department, etc.To containe.g. The company structure contains the following three layers: Main Office, Commercial Department and three Production Units.To be composed ofe.g. Our company is composed of different operating divisions where each division represents a separate business or profit center and the top corporate officer delegates responsibility for day-to-day operations and business-unit strategy to division managers.
Chapter 1, p. 6 (ctd)To supporte.g. The Administrative Department supports the General Manager in running the station.To assiste.g. Our Human Resource Department will assist all employees with questions, including newcomers and those whose careers span decades.
Chapter 1, p. 81. Sentence 1: i and j2. Sentence 2: e and l3. Sentence 3: g and k4. Sentence 4: h and r5. Sentence 5: a and m6. Sentence 6: c and n7. Sentence 7: b and q8. Sentence 8: f and o9. Sentence 9: d and p
Text (ctd) VERB ADJECTIVE NOUN1 to produce productive product(ion) producer2 to compare comparative; comparison; comparable comparability3 to style stylish; style stylistic4 to ruin ruinous ruin5 to localise local location6 to deceive deceptive deception7 to protect protective protection8 to perceive perceptive; perception perceptible9 to expand expansive expansion10 to specialise special specialty
Text (ctd) VERB ADJECTIVE NOUN11 to determine determined determination12 to defend defensive; defence; defensible defendant13 to offend offensive offensive; offence; offensiveness14 to enthuse enthusiastic enthusiasm15 to satisfy satisfactory; satisfaction satisfied
Text (ctd)To licensee.g. Harvard University has licensed the new technology enabling other groups and institutions to purchase them for research.To ensuree.g. Our new system ensures that everyone gets paid on time.To pay offe.g. All those weeks of studying will pay off when you take the exam.To attende.g. I’ve voiced my opinion at every meeting I’ve attended.To vowe.g. The president has vowed to help the earthquake victims.
Assignment 1INSTRUCTIONS- Writing an application letter- Real or imaginary job- Check information sheet- Maximum one pageGUIDELINES- Deadline: Saturday, March 16 at 8:00 p.m.- Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Assignment 3INSTRUCTIONS- Giving an oral presentation- Free subject- Check information sheet- Maximum 10-15 minutesGUIDELINES- You have to register for a specific date- Three people in every class week 6 to 10
What is a good manager like? Should he know your birthday?