Match up the verbs and nouns below to make common word combinations.
Make decision making
Write notes for a short presentation on your company or a company you would like to work for. You should mention:
• what it does:
It designs / makes /provides / distributes/sells / offers / organizes / invests in, etc.
• where it is located:
It has offices / branches /subsidiaries / factories /stores, etc. in ...
• how it is structured and whether this a reason for its success: It consists of I includes / is divided into / is organized in, etc.
• why you want to work for this company.
Then give a short presentation to the class.
Unit II Management
A. Which of these companies do you or would you like to work for?
1 a family-owned company
2 a multinational company
3 your own company (be self-employed)
B. Can you name a company in each of these business sectors? Is there one that you would like to work for?
• Telecommunications/Media • Banking and finance
• Food and drink • Engineering
• Transport • Retailing
• Pharmaceuticals/Chemicals • Manufacturing
• Another service industry • Construction
• IT/Electronics • Tourism
A. Complete the chart with the information in the box below. Then write sentences about the companies.
EXAMPLE: Sisco systems in an American company which supplies Internet equipment
Company Main activity Nationality
Cisco Systems Internet-equipment supplier American
___________ Car manufacturer ______________
Inditex ______________________ Spanish
___________ Travel and financial services provider American
Roche ______________________ Swiss
Samsung Electronic-goods maker ______________
___________ Telecommunications ______________
Hapag-Lioyd _____________________ German
Petrobras _____________________ Brazilian
B. Complete the sentences below with the words and phrases in the box.
1 The amount of money a company receives from sales in a particular period is
called its: turnover.
2 The money a company makes after taking away its costs and tax is its . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 A company which owns another company is called a . . . . . . . . . . . ..
4 The employees in a particular country or business are called the . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5 The percentage of sales a company has in a particular market is its . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6 The main building or location of a large organization is its . . .. . ... . . . ..
7 The cost of a company's shares is its . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8 A company which is more than 50% owned by another company is called a . . . .