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Unit 9
Management
9.1 Management
Enterprising — quick to see new business opportunities and use them to the financial benefit of your business;

a team player — you work well with others;

goal-oriented - you’re deeply involved in setting and achieving goals that will drive your sales and profits into long-term success;

vision — involves looking at the small and big picture; allows for priorities to be established;

motivational skills — allow managers to inspire their employees by gaining their respect, setting an example and conveying their ideas;

personal drive — allows a leader to inspire other employees to follow suit;
to facilitate means to make things easier and help them run more smoothly;

to coordinate — to arrange for two or more parties (people or groups) to work together;

to prioritize — to deal with things in their order of importance or urgency;

to schedule — to plan for an event (such as meetings, conference calls and deliveries) to take place at a certain time and place.

to collaborate — to work together with another person or group to achieve a common goal.

to supervise — to direct and be in charge of someone or something;

to negotiate
-to formally discuss something and come to an agreement;

to implement -to effectively start using or enforcing an action or plan;

to recruit — to find suitable people to work for your company;

to authorize -to give approval or permission to someone to do something.
Phrasal verbs:

To argue about — to disagree;

to agree on — to come to a common decision;

to report on — to give account of events;

to invest in — to pour money into smth.;

to respond to — to react.
Idioms:

Hands are tied — when you are unable to carry out any meaningful action because of regulations, rules or other people with authority.

Between a rock and a hard place — when there’s no easy way out or good solution. Whatever you do, whichever option you choose, the outcome will not be ideal.

To learn the ropes — to learn the basics of a profession, a specific task or activity.

To get down to business — to start getting serious about something.

By the book — to do things strictly by the rules.

To think outside the box — to think unconventionally, creatively and explore new non-conformist ideas.
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Lets test your vocabulary.
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We need someone to ___________ the conference call with our business partners in Europe and Asia.
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I wish I could help you cut through all this red tape (another business idiom meaning administrative procedures) but my _______ are tied. My boss won't let me.
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If you want to succeed in this highly competitive economic environment, you have to think outside __________ to gain an edge on your rivals.
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I don't want to take any chances getting caught by the financial regulators and having to pay significant fines. We have to do everything by the ______________ .
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Management finds itself between ______ and a hard place after the corruption scandal that has erupted
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It took her a while to learn the _______, but now she is confident .
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I have eight emails waiting in my inbox. Let me _________ which ones I should answer first.
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We're now ready to ___________ security measures that we hope will make this office building a safer place for our employees.
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After securing this deal, we had to _______more managers to head the projects.
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I want all the team members to _______ to reach a common goal.
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Watch the video.

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.
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Creative writing: use your active vocabulary when answering the questions (3-4 sentences), please.
1.What does Sinek say matters most inside an organization?

2.What revolutionary policy did the CEO of Next Jump institute in his organization?

3.Have you ever had poor leaders in your life? Where do you think they could most improve?
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9.2 Leadership
Extrovert — a person directed toward others as opposed to the self;

introvert — a person who tends to shrink from social contacts;

principled — based on or demonstrating morality or rightness;

competent — having suitable or sufficient skill, knowledge, experience, etc., for some purpose;

charisma — personal attractiveness that enables you to influence others;

empathy — understanding and entering into another’s feelings;

egotistical — having an inflated idea of one’s own importance;

motivation — internal and external factors that stimulate desire and energy in people to be continually interested;
authoritarian leadership — a style of leadership in which the leader tells the employees what needs to be done and how to perform it without getting their advice or ideas;

delegative leadership — a style of leadership in which the leader entrusts decision-making to an employee of a group of employees;

participative leadership — a style of leadership in which the leader involves one or more employees in determining what to do and how to do it.
Phrasal verbs:

To look up to smb. — to admire;

to look down at smb. — to underestimate;

to count on smb. — to rely on;

to call off (a meeting) — to cancel;

to team up  — to join together, work together;

to head up (a project) — to be the leader, organizer, or the main person responsible.
Idioms:

Call the shots - to make the important decisions in an organization;

to be at someone's beck and call
- to be under someone's total command, to be forced to fulfill someone's orders or whims

to light a fire under someone - inspire someone to work very hard;

Fish or cut bait - make a decision or give someone else a chance.
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The new accountant works all the time – first to arrive and last to leave. He's a real eager ___________!
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There are all kinds of meetings where policy is discussed, but it's really Bob who __________ around here.
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I spent three years at the boss's ________. At least he paid me well.
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When the dean threatened to expel me because of my bad grades, that ___________ under me, and I started to study harder.
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I've always admired my boss, I've really looked ____ to him.
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It was my first day at work, I failed much and colleagues looked _____ on me.
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Paul always entrusts decision-making to other employees, he is rather _________ leader.
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Tim is heading ______ the new initiative.
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We're going to team _____ with anon-profit organization.
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The meeting was called _______.
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Watch the video: How to understand power?

Every day, we move and operate within systems of power that other people have constructed. But we're often uncomfortable talking about power. Why? Eric Liu describes the six sources of power and explains how understanding them is key to being an effective citizen.
Lesson by Eric Liu, animation by KAPWA Studioworks.
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Creative writing: use your active vocabulary when answering the questions (3-4 sentences), please.
1. What sources of civic power does the author give? Which one do you personally consider to be the most effective one?

2. What does the author mean when he says that "you can tead power and you can write power"

3. Give the examples of charismatic political leaders or other people in power.
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