Final Test Bahasa Inggris 3
DAILY OFFICE ACTIVITIES
Everyone knows what is meant by 'office' but very few are able to define it. To some it is where the management is and where the paperwork is done : to others it is where the clerks do their work, where the correspondence is done and where the filling is kept. In most minds it is firmly connected with form-filing, keeping accounts, dealing with orders,paying wages and carrying out all the hundred and one tasks that are necessary to keep the firm running.
Certainly all these things are done in the office, but many of them are also done elsewhere. In the factory much clerical activity goes on planning production and in the control of production. The stores engage in clerical activity when requestion for new supplies are raised. Driver are doing clerical work when they fill in their long sheets.
Office work has six main elements. All involve the handling of information.
1. Storing and retrieving information.
2. Passing an information.
3. Recording information.
4. Handling money.
5. Processing information ad making calculations.
6. Providing administrative support.
The work of the office is now inextricably bound up with all levels of general management. In guiding the personal of he organization to the ultimate objective-the selling of goods or providing a service-management needs more and more information ever more quickly and ever more detailed, yet easily assimilated.
Management has a first responsibility for internal organization,for making decisions as to manufacturing targets,sales coverage fixing prices,deployment of resources and so on. It has a responsibility to and for staff at all levels to ensure their full economic employment, to maintain their morale by an adequate and appropriate salary structure and to provide welfare services of all kinds.
I.Answer those questions base on that text
1. What is office defined?
2. Do you think it is important to keep the filling? Why?
3. What is necessary to keep the firm running?
4. Do you think that planning is important? Why?
5. Production must be controlled. Why?
6. Why does management have a responsibility to and for staff at all levels?
7. Why is information needed to keep the firm running?
8. How to maintain the staffs' morale?
II. After understanding the text i would like you to write text base on the topic up.
III. Take 10 vocabularies from the text up and write them in to sentences.