"the sort of nasty headlines that inevitably lead to heads rolling in the executive suite: explain the sentense in english or chinese
Jun 4, 2010 4:41 AM
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This would refer to bad news about a company being made public, and senior managers being demoted or sacked because they either allowed the situation that caused the bad news, or they did not take steps to fix the situation (or cover it it up). Of course, the cynic in me would say it is to protect the bosses further up. Heads rolling, (meaning to be punished), comes from the time in England that had beheading as a punishment, usually for higher ranked nobles and officials, and especially for treason against the king or queen.
June 4, 2010
It's not a complete sentence. It describes some news that is very bad for a company. Perhaps it's some news that will make the public angry with the company. As a result, some executives (the higher managers or bosses) will lose their jobs. executive suite = the offices where the bosses are heads will roll = people will be fired
June 4, 2010
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