Working Smart to get the Best Quality (Level 1)

Written By: T. Pascal Brown
Description: A short article about working smart to get the best quality

Instructions: Read the sentences below and answer the questions by filling in the spaces

Situation: A conversation between a team leader and an employee on the machines. John is a team leader in a soap factory. Qiang works on a machine. They are talking about “working smart”. Working smart means “working well”.

John: How are you today?
Qiang: Very well thanks. And you?
John: Yes, great thanks.
Qiang: Can I ask you please: What does working smart mean?
John: Working smart means a few things. For example, it means working fast, making good quality soap all the time, not wasting time and it means thinking about your work.
Qiang: But am I allowed to have some rest?
John: Of course. That is part of working smart. When you have your breaks have a good rest.
Qiang: OK thanks.