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					ENG 3E: “Bliss at the Burger Bar” (p65, The Road Ahead)
Pre-Reading
1. List five characteristics of an effective manager.
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Reading Comprehension
1. How old is Bliss?
              a) 21
              b) 16
              c) 18
              d) 7

2. The Burger Bar’s shakes are better than:
            a) Wendy’s
            b) McDonald’s
            c) Dairy Queen
            d) Mary Kay

3. An order of fries costs:
             a) 32 cents
             b) 99 cents
             c) 27 cents
             d) 75 cents

4. Hannah’s boyfriend is:
             a) Dennis
             b) Milo
             c) Old Faithful
             d) Adam

5. Bliss doesn’t like Hannah’s boyfriend because:
             a) he’s calculating and all about sex.
             b) he leaves the stereo blaring Megadeth in the parking lot.
             c) he smokes.
             d) he’s smooth.

6. Old Faithful’s real name turns out to be:
             a) Stephen Covey
             b) Dennis Adam
             c) Milo Fishbeck
             d) Harold Finlayson
Making Connections
1.    a) Look at the list of characteristics of an effective manager you made at
     the beginning of reading.
     b) Does Bliss have any of the five characteristics listed? Which ones?
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     c) Which ones does she need to gain?
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2.    a) List the problems that Bliss faces as manager of the Burger Bar.
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      b) How does she handle the problems?
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      c) Does she use the “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”? Which ones?
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      d) Is she a manager you would like to work for? Why or why not? Use the
      APE format for answering.
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