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This series of podcasts helps you to improve your English for your career in the workplace and covers a large number of business and work themes. They are suitable for learners at intermediate to advanced level.
Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.
Listen to two friends talking about genetically modified food. Frank is for GM food, but Ann is against it.
Listen to an interview with a retired doctor, Rajan Mehta, about his life working in the UK.
Listen to an interview with a recruitment expert, who talks about his experience of reading CVs and offers some good advice on writing them.
Listen to an extract of an interview with a professor of Business Studies about the subject of motivation.
Listen to a radio programme in which people from three companies talk about their experiences of going global.
Listen to this speech given at a party being held for the retirement of an employee, James Dawson. The managing director of the company delivers a speech outlining James's achievements.
Listen to a radio interview in which the future of the Martha Stewart brand is discussed.
Listen to part of a radio programme where people are talking about viral marketing.
Listen to a trainer at the end of a management training session summing up the importance of relationship-building as a competency and reviewing ways of developing the competency.
Listen to part of a radio programme. Peter Jones works for Art and Business, a company that develops creative partnerships between business and the arts.
Listen to a conversation between a human resources officer and an employee who is unhappy with the way he is treated by his boss.
Listen to some people trying to resolve a dispute at work with the help of a mediator.
Listen to an extract from a lecture on business and ethics.
Listen to a consultant talking about the basic stages of the change process and the people in the change management team.
Listen to part of a conference call organised by a company called Softcell Incorporated.
Listen to this business school seminar from the year 2006 where the seminar leader talks about how eBay achieved its success.
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