Explain ways in which social, economic, and technological changes and trends affect work and family dynamics.
Explanation should include
- ways in which work and family are interconnected and independent
- trends associated with the interconnectedness of work and family
- new products and services designed or improved in the last 10 years that relate to balancing work and family roles
- advantages and disadvantages of having a dual-earner family.
- How are today’s work and family responsibilities interconnected?
- How has the traditional separation of work and family changed in the last 50 years?
- How does the increase of working women affect men’s and women’s roles in the family?
- What are the effects of the feminization of poverty (an increasing number of women in short-term, low-wage, dead-end jobs) on single-parent families? On the workplace? On society as a whole?
- How can families and individuals address the impact of trends in the workplace?
- What kinds of things influence a person's beliefs and attitudes about work and family responsibilities?
- What are the effects of technological advancements on families and on society?
- How can technological advancements have both positive and negative impacts on family roles and the workplace?
- What leadership skills can help with managing the effects of work on family life and family life on work?
- What leadership skills are helpful in aligning family income with long-term family goals?
- How can decisions be made about the best way to deal with the social, economic, and technological changes?
- How might society influence the way families manage their work and family responsibilities?
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Balancing Family and Career
Families First: Families Today
Financial Fitness: Protecting
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
Power of One: Working on Working
Student Body: The Real You
Student Body: The Resilient You
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze the effects of social, economic, and technological changes on work and family dynamics.