>For business related dilemmas, problems and issues for your students to sort out I recommend two books by Cambridge. These are part of their ‘photocopiable resource’ book series and has teacher instructions, etc, etc.
Two of the twelve units are:
“Polluting the river – This US fridge maker has been secretly polluting the river for decades. However, putting a stop to it may mean heavy financial or job losses…” (Actually, GE is going through some problems in NY about this right now.)
“Quality and personnel – A VCR manufacturer with factories in the Far East and Europe tries to determine why quality is so much better in one plant than in the other.”
Two of the fourteen units are:
“Smoke Signals – A trainee in a large cigarette company has to respond to a secret marketing strategy”
“The Hohokum Virus – A computer company responds to a blackmail threat.”
Although the books are similar in that they require discussion and problem solving in English, Business Roles is essentially for role play whereas Decisionmaker is for class discussion.