[Harvard English] matter

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, '영어 좀 하네', 인정 받을 수 있어요!

matter   중요하다

의미: to be of important; signify

“Why are you being so quiet?” “Does it matter?“

HBR 아티클에서는 이렇게 사용하고 있어요.

“Here was the surprise: Trust and accessibility mattered than much more than competence.”

– 1월호 아티클, “IDEO’s culture of helping” 중에서

[HBR Jargon] 알고 있으면 도움이 되는 용어!

hub-and-spoke system 허브앤스포트시스템

“The hub-and spoke distribution paradigm ( or mode or network) is a system of connections arranged like a chariot wheel, in which all traffic moves along spokes connected to the hub at the center. The model is commonly used in industry, in particular in transport, telecommunications and freight, as well as in distributed computing.”

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“Most network diagrams of relationships in organizations show cliques( people are interconnected in small, tight groups, with only a few ties between groups) or hub-and-spoke patterns( nearly everyone interacts with a central character or two but not much with one another).”

– 1월호 아티클, “IDEO’s culture of helping” 중에서