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kort op de bal spelen

English translation: close control / rapid feedback

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Dutch term or phrase:kort op de bal spelen
English translation:close control / rapid feedback
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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14:03 Mar 9, 2007
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
Dutch term or phrase: kort op de bal spelen
Text about personnel reviews and information sessions.

"Er wordt zeer kort op de bal gespeeld en er wordt duidelijk steeds uitgelegd wat wij doen."

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TIA
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 16:57
feedback lines are short/ rapid feedback
Explanation:
This sounds in this context like the feedback lines are short (fast return when you are close to the net in tennis)

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-03-09 15:11:20 GMT)
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Kate Hudson
Netherlands
Local time: 16:57
Grading comment
Thanks to all. I used "rapid feedback", but close control would also be possible in some contexts.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
3 +2feedback lines are short/ rapid feedback
Kate Hudson
4close control
11thmuse
4very straightforward and to the point communication
TTW-Co.Ltd


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
feedback lines are short/ rapid feedback


Explanation:
This sounds in this context like the feedback lines are short (fast return when you are close to the net in tennis)

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-03-09 15:11:20 GMT)
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The Use of Rapid Feedback Evaluation Methods to Improve the ...
"The Use of Rapid-Feedback Evaluation Methods to Improve the Retention Rates of an HIV/AIDS Healthcare Intervention." Description Evaluation and Program ...
www.norc.org/Publications/ The+Use+of+Rapid+Feedback+Evaluation+Methods+to+Improve+the+Retention+Rates+of+.

Kate Hudson
Netherlands
Local time: 16:57
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 73
Grading comment
Thanks to all. I used "rapid feedback", but close control would also be possible in some contexts.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  CJG: rapid feedback
1 hr
  -> Thanks

agree  Marijke Singer
16 hrs
  -> Thanks
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
very straightforward and to the point communication


Explanation:
volgens mij gaat dit niet om tweerichtingscommunicatie zoals Kate veronderstelt maar om het kort en krachtig duidelijk maken aan ondergeschikten wat van hen wordt verwacht.

TTW-Co.Ltd
Thailand
Local time: 22:57
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
close control


Explanation:
Could also tend to a little bit a negative meaning. Close control = lack of personal freedom / creativity. It is true, however, that it also could mean: responsiveness. Think of a soccer player who does not give the opponent one inch to play the ball.

11thmuse
Local time: 01:57
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in DutchDutch
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