BEC中级真题第2辑精听:Test4-Part Two(4)
日期:2019-04-12 17:52


We'll be implementing various measures as quickly as possible. In the short term, we're going to reduce the number of quality control staff on the factory floor. We think we can do this without causing too many problems. We're also looking at the supplier of our metal casings. We think we can negotiate a better deal for these elsewhere. And we also need to give serious thought to the question of overheads.


I've looked at the figures for the last five years and they're rather worrying. I feel we must do something to retain people longer. As things are, the cost to the company isn't easy to quantify. We don't have any reliable method of calculating it. But it must be considerable. After all, it takes quite a few weeks, or months, depending on the type of work, for anyone new to achieve maximum productivity, because there's so much information to acquire.