BEP 344 – Management English: 紛争解決 (1)

Business English Lesson BEP 344 - Management English: 紛争解決 (1)

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on how to resolve conflict.

Just say the wordconflictand people usually get uncomfortable. Most people want to avoid conflict at all costs. But conflict in the workplace is unavoidable. 実際には, it’s a natural result of people working in groups. And in a healthy organization, conflict can actually be constructive. It can lead to personal and professional growth, as well as new ideas and ways of working.

But those positive results of conflict can only be realized if people are willing to face conflict directly and honestly. If people ignore conflict, or refuse to face it, then bad things can happen. Unresolved conflict leads to toxicity and poisoned relationships or teams. Given enough time, it can destroy a company.

So if you experience conflict with someone at work, what can you do? 良い, the first step involves trying to work things out one-on-one. You need to talk, privately and openly. And when you do, it’s important to focus on the impact of the other person’s behavior and to try to identify the root cause of the problem. 同時に, you should consider the other sides views and ask them about their perceptions, rather than just focusing on yours. Stick to the facts as you try to resist arguing, and always look for possible solutions.

今日の対話で, we’ll hear a retail manager named Trevor try to resolve a conflict he’s having with Andrew, a manager at another store in the same company. Trevor is trying to calmly deal with the situation and find a way to improve their working relationship.

Listening Questions

1. What does Trevor say he felt as a result of Andrew’s behavior?
2. How does Trevor respond when Andrew gives him examples of employees that have changed workplaces?
3. What solution does Trevor propose?

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BEP 312 – 電話でのビジネス 2: 人員配置の問題について議論する

BEP 312 - ビジネス英語電話 2: 人員配置の問題について議論する

ビジネス英語ポッドへようこそ。今日のレッスンは、電話での人材配置の問題についての話し合いです。.

企業の最も貴重な資産の 1 つは従業員です. 優秀なスタッフが成功と失敗の分かれ目となる可能性がある. しかし、たとえ優秀なスタッフがいたとしても、, すべてのマネージャーは課題があることを知っています. 大きな問題があるというわけではありません, ただの普通の, 計画に関する継続的な課題, 雇用, トレーニング, そしてサポート.

誰もがその重要性を知っています コミュニケーションスキル ビジネスで, 特に人事や人材配置に関しては. しかし、電話では効果的なコミュニケーションがさらに重要です, すべてはテクニックと言葉の選択次第だから.

電話であらゆる種類の問題について話し合う場合は、誰かに知らせることから始まるかもしれません。, あなたの上司のように, 問題や課題の. そしてそれをすると, また、自分がどのように課題に取り組んでいるかを必ず示す必要があります. もちろん, 人材派遣にはお金がかかる, つまり、問題に対処するには予算の承認を求める必要がある可能性があります. そして, スタッフの離職について話し合っている場合, 維持戦略の概要を説明する必要がある場合もあります, または良い人を周囲に留めておく方法. ついに, アイデアを提示するときはいつでも, おそらくそのアイデアの支持を測りたいと思うでしょう.

今日の対話で, カムとアネットの話を聞きましょう. Cam はボストン ヴィンテージのプロダクション マネージャーです, 中国にオフィスを構えるアメリカの衣料品会社. アネットは中国オフィスで働いています, 彼女は人員配置の問題について話し合うためにカムに電話しています. あなたが聞くように, 彼女は会社の重要な従業員の退職に対処している.

Listening Questions

1. アネットは、この問題を回避するために何ができたと言いますか?
2. アネットさんの定着率についての考えは何ですか, あるいは、優秀な人材を会社に留めておく方法?
3. アネットが会話の終わり近くで「本社」について尋ねるのはなぜですか?

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BEP 297 – English Idioms for Describing Work Experience (2)

Business English Pod 297 Lesson - English Idioms for Describing Work Experience 2

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English idioms for describing work experience.

In business, success depends on putting the right people in the right positions. And decisions about who does what often comes down to work experience. Some jobs are too important to give to someone lacking experience. For other jobs, you might want a person with less experience and a fresh approach.

そう, whether you’re hiring new staff, delegating tasks, or putting together a project team, you’ll be talking about experience. And English has many useful idioms to describe work experience. In today’s lesson, we’ll learn some of these expressions.

We’ll hear a conversation between three colleagues: Lola, Shane, and Anne. The group has been discussing who to send to the company’s South Korean office. 以前は, they have talked about the personality of the different candidates. Now they’re comparing the candidates based on work experience.

Listening Questions

1. Why do Shane and Anne think Douglas wouldn’t be a good choice for the position?
2. What does the group think about Paula as a possible choice?
3. Why would Kendra be a good choice for the post in South Korea?

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BEP 296 – English Idioms for Describing Work Experience (1)

BEP 296 - English Idioms for Describing Work Experience (1)

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English idioms for describing work experience.

In business, success depends on putting the right people in the right positions. And decisions about who does what often comes down to work experience. Some jobs are too important to give to someone lacking experience. For other jobs, you might want a person with less experience and a fresh approach.

そう, whether you’re hiring new staff, delegating tasks, or putting together a project team, you’ll be talking about experience. And English has many useful idioms to describe work experience. In today’s lesson, we’ll learn some of these expressions.

We’ll hear a conversation between three colleagues: Lola, Shane, and Anne. The group has been discussing who to send to the company’s South Korean office. 以前は, they have talked about the personality of the different candidates. Now they’re comparing the candidates based on work experience.

Listening Questions

1. Why do Lola and Anne think Hank might not be a good person for the position?
2. What positive comment does Shane make about Simone?
3. What makes Simone a potentially poor choice for the position?

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BEP 286 – 性格と性格のイディオム (2)

BEP 286 - Business English Idioms for Describing Personality 2

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English idioms related to people’s personality and character.

Think about all the different people you live and work with. There are probably some you get along with well, and others you don’t. There are some you would hire but not invite for dinner, and others you’d invite for dinner but would never hire. And the difference between all these people is probably their personality.

Different personalities make for more than just an interesting life; they make conversations interesting. Listen to the conversations around you in the staff room or at the café, and what do you hear? People talking about people. And because we talk so much about people, English has lots of idioms for describing personality. We’ll learn how to use some of these idioms in today’s lesson.

We will rejoin a conversation between three colleagues: Lola, Shane, and Anne. They’ve been trying to decide who in their company they should send on an overseas placement to Korea. They use lots of great idioms in their discussion of the different personalities under consideration.

Listening Questions

1. What does Lola think Marco would do well?
2. In Shane’s opinion, why isn’t Simone a good candidate?
3. What do the speakers say about Hank’s personality?

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