Thursday fun: management speak auf Deutsch!
Thread poster: Jan Willem van Dormolen

Jan Willem van Dormolen  Identity Verified
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Jul 21, 2011

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Hi all,
For those who translate from German, would you know how to handle this MBS:

http://www1.spiegel.de/active/quiztool/fcgi/quiztool.fcgi?id=58850

I got 9 out of 10, not sure whether to be proud...


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Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 07:28
Member (2005)
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7 of 10 Jul 21, 2011

I had to try again in the Kauf-Du-Sau thing, but scored in the rest.

Definitely, Die Hase ist über das Fence gejumped!!


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Laurent KRAULAND  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 07:28
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9 of 10 Jul 21, 2011

Same problem as Tomás.

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xxxhazmatgerman
Local time: 07:28
English to German
Bei Jul 21, 2011

KDS gnadenlos gebinnt worden. Auf DE übrigens Rundablage.
@van Dormolen: vielen Dank für den Hinweis, schönes Humorintermezzo vor dem Bettrunk.

[Edited at 2011-07-21 18:56 GMT]


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Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 07:28
Member (2009)
English to German
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a real enabler Jul 21, 2011

Hmmmm... should I be proud of the following?

Sie haben 10 von 10 Punkten.

KPIs, Capex oder Balanced Scorecard - Ihnen macht keiner etwas vor. Sie sind für jede Challenge gerüstet. Nur mit normalem Deutsch hapert es ein bisschen. Aber da Sie im Office leben und einen Allnighter nach dem anderen durchziehen, ist das eigentlich egal.


Or is it time to worry about the significance of having scored 10 out of 10? e. g. about being oh so heavy on wire?


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Allison Wright  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 06:28
German to English
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Love McFlimsey's name Jul 21, 2011

Thayenga wrote:


Sie haben 10 von 10 Punkten.

KPIs, Capex oder Balanced Scorecard - Ihnen macht keiner etwas vor. Sie sind für jede Challenge gerüstet. Nur mit normalem Deutsch hapert es ein bisschen. Aber da Sie im Office leben und einen Allnighter nach dem anderen durchziehen, ist das eigentlich egal.


Exactly the same assessment was given for the 9 out of 10, by the way.

The comments of encouragement after getting an answer correct cracked me up!
Has a lot to do with understanding business too, though.


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