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Important Vocabulary

  • Seemingly: Apparently
  • Software: Computer programs
  • Effort: Work, time, and energy
  • Hardware: Computers and other machines
  • Trainees: Young workers still learning their jobs
  • Expertise: Knowledge and skill
  • Layers: Levels of strata (People having the same social, economic, or educational status)
  • Verify: To make certain that something is true
  • Amended: Corrected or slightly changed
  • Downfall: Collapse or failure


Completing Sentences With Vocabulary

[ achieved | board of directors | communicate | innovation | manageable | performance | resources | setting | supervise ]

  • Managers have to decide how best to allocate the human, physical, and capital resources available to them.
  • Managers – logically – have to make sure that the jobs and tasks given to their subordinates are manageable.
  • There is no point in setting objectives if you don’t communicate them to your staff.
  • Managers have to supervise their subordinates and measure and try to improve, their performance.
  • Managers have to check whether objectives and targets are being achieved.
  • A top manager whose performance is unsatisfactory can be dismissed by the company’s board of directors.
  • Top managers are responsible for the innovations that will allow a company to adapt to a changing world.


Matching up the Verbs and Nouns to Make Common Allocations

  • allocate – resources
  • communicate – information
  • develop – strategies
  • make – decisions
  • measure – performance
  • motivate – people
  • perform – jobs
  • set – objectives
  • supervise – subordinates

Extracted From

MacKenzie, I. (2002). English for Business Studies: A course for Business Studies and Economics students (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press.

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