Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive,

Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive,

alternative) to each sentence:


Model: The stockholders have held the annual meeting.

1. Have the stockholders held the annual meeting?

2. What have the stockholders done?

3. The stockholders have held the annual meeting, haven't they?

4. Have the stockholders held a meeting or a conference?

1. The partners have applied for a corporate Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, charter.

2. The stockholders have voted at the annual meeting.

3. The company has issued the additional stock.

4. They have invested all their money in this company.

LESSON 4

THE FUNCTIONS OF AN EXECUTIVE

Dialogue

Anna is having lunch with her sister Barbara. Anna has just accepted

a position as an Administrative Assistant. Her boss is Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, an executive with a

firm that manufactures heavy machinery used in construction.

Barbara: You've got a new job, Anna. My congratulations.

Anna: Thanks, Barbara.

Barbara: Tell me a few words about your boss. What does he do?

Anna: Well, he is one of the vice presidents of the company Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive,, so he's rather

important. He is an executive.

Barbara: Do you know the difference between an executive manager and an

administrator?

Anna: I am afraid I can hardly tell you the difference. I think these words

are interchangeable and they really aren't different in many

companies.

Barbara: What about your company Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive,?

Anna: In our company the top officers are called administrators. The next

highest group - the vice presidents, the heads of major departments

and branch plant managers - are executives like my boss.

Barbara: Is that all?

Anna: The group below consists of managers: they are general managers

and foremen.

Barbara: So I see Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, that an organisation has a number of positions and some

people have more authority than others.

Anna: You are right.


Barbara: But it would be interesting to know more about the functions of an

executive like your boss.

Anna: I'd say he makes a lot of important decisions Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive,. He sets objectives,

coordinates work, delegates authority, makes hiring, firing,

evaluating and just general leading.

Barbara: It seems to be important.

Anna: It is important. It's evident that making careful decisions is the basis

of good management.

Barbara: But do you work under much pressure?

Anna: Barbara, you know I am quite Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, used to working under pressure from

my last job. I am also accustomed to lots of paper work and red tape.

Barbara: Good for you.

Anna: And what's more important I feel that I can learn a lot because my

boss is very competent.

Barbara: Good, I think Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, we'd be in a hurry not to get late for the work.

Active Vocabulary


executive

manager

administrator

vice president

head of department

foreman

position

to set objectives

to delegate authority

to work under pressure

red-tape

to be competent


управляющий, сотрудник, спец

управляющий, управляющий, директор

управляющий, административное,

должностное лицо

вице-президент

управляющий отдела

мастер, бригадир

должность

ставить цели

распределять обязанности

работать в напряженной обстановке

зд. бюрократическая, канцелярская работа

быть компетентным

Vocabulary Exercises


Ex.1. Transform Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, the sentences according to the model:

Model: I'm accustomed to setting objectives. I'm used to setting

objectives.




1. We are accustomed to having unlimited liability.

2. He is accustomed to delegating authority.

3. They are accustomed to firing and hiring people.

4. She is accustomed to working as the head of the department.

5. You Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, are accustomed to working under pressure.

6. The executive is accustomed to making decisions.

Ex.2. Change the modal verb according to the model:

Model: We ought to set objectives this month. We should set

objectives this month.

1. They ought to talk about the functions of an executive.

2. A Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, manager ought to make careful decisions.

3. An executive ought to be very competent.

4. The president ought to decide on hiring, firing, vacation, hours.

5. The Board of directors ought to plan objectives and changes.

6. They ought to have a meeting with the head of the department.

Ex.3. Your executive is a very tough Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, man. What should his staff do to

Please him?

For ideas:

to be creative - быть с творческим отношением к делу

to be well-organised - быть отлично организованным

to keep fit - держать себя в форме

to be punctual - быть пунктуальным

to be enthusiastic - быть энтузиастом

to obey the rules - подчиняться правилам

Ex.4. Answer the questions Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive,:

1. What working position is the best for you?

2. Are you accustomed to working under pressure?

3. Are you accustomed to a red-tape job?

4. Do you want to be an executive or an administrator of the big company?

What should you do for it?

5. What qualities do you need Ex.2. Put up 4 questions of different types (general, special, disjunctive, to be an executive of the company?

6. What does it mean to be a competent manager?


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