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Unformatted text preview: LearnEnglish Professionals HOW TO TREAT YOUR STAFF AUDIOSCRIPT www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm The British Council, 2007 The United Kingdoms international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. An extract from a talk given by a management training leader. Optional exercise Match these idiomatic expressions from the talk with their definitions. 1. To bury ones head in the sand 2. A golden rule 3. To get someones back up 4. To breathe down someones neck a. An important point b. To ignore a problem c. To closely observe what someone is doing d. To irritate or annoy someone So really what we are talking about most of the time is simply a case of common sense. There is nothing revolutionary or even new here. The trouble is that most managers tend to forget about developing their own managerial skills as soon as they become a manager. There is a certain sense of irony in this, dont you think?managerial skills as soon as they become a manager....
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.
- Spring '10