15 TO PAY FOR NEEDS AND WANTS – PEOPLE WORK TO PAY FOR HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, FOOD, CLOTHES, AND OTHER EXPENSES, SUCH AS HEALTH CARE, INSURANCE, EDUCATION, TAXES, AND RECREATION.
16 TO BE AROUND OTHERS –PEOPLE WORK BECAUSE THEY WANT TO BE WITH OTHER PEOPLE. THEY MAY ENJOY BEING IN AN ENVIRONMENT WITH PEOPLE WHO HAVE SIMILAR INTERESTS.
17 TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION – MAKING A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY IS ANOTHER REASON WHY PEOPLE CHOOSE TO WORK IN A PARTICULAR FIELD.KNOWING YOU ARE POSITIVELY AFFECTING THE WORLD AROUND YOU CAN INSPIRE YOU TO CONTINUE WORKING.
18 SELF-FULFILLMENT –SELF-FULFILLMENT IS ANOTHER REASON PEOPLE WORK. THEY FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES WHEN THEY DO A JOB WELL. WORKING AT A JOB THAT SUITS THEM GIVES THEM A FEELING OF ACCOMPLISHMENT AND SELF- RESPECT.
20 PEOPLE CAN FIND SATISFACTION IN THEIR JOBS. THINK ABOUT THE DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES THAT YOU DO AT HOME, AT SCHOOL, OR IN YOUR COMMUNITY.
21 ESSAYWhat task or job have you done recently that gave you a feeling of accomplishment?
22 EXPLORING THE WORLD OF WORK CHAPTER 1SECTION 1.2
23 THE CHANGING WORKPLACE The workplace is constantly changing.Changes in the world affect what work is available for people to do and the way in which they do it.
24 To find out changes in the workplace: Read the newspaperRead magazinesGo to WebsitesWatch TV or listen to radioTalk to people in the workplace
25 An Economy refers to the ways in which a group produces, distributes, and consumes its goods and services.
26 GOODS – ITEMS THAT PEOPLE BUY. SERVICES – ACTIVITIES DONE FOR OTHERS FOR A FEE.
27 THE GLOBAL ECONOMY REFERS TO THE WAYS IN WHICH THE WORLD’S ECONOMIES ARE LINKED.
28 SUMMARYWhat does Economy refer to?What does Global Economy refer to?
29 THE JOB MARKET IS THE DEMAND FOR PARTICULAR JOBS IN EACH COUNTRY.
30 SKILLS FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY CERTAIN FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS, NECESSARY FOR EMPLOYMENT IN INDUSTRIES, WILL HELP YOU ACHIEVE SUCCESS ON THE JOB:
31 BASIC SKILLSBasic Skills include communication skills such as reading, writing, and language arts, as well as mathematical skills and scientific literacy.
32 THINKING SKILLSThinking Skills include creative thinking, critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, seeing things in the mind’s eye, curiosity, knowing how to learn, and reasoning.
33 PERSONAL QUALITIESPersonal Qualities include personal responsibility, social and civic responsibility, self- direction and self- management, self-esteem, adaptability, integrity, and honesty.
34 SUMMARYWhat are the three skills necessary for employment?
35 TECHNOLOGY TRENDSTechnology affects not only what work you do but also how and where you do it.Three changes in the workplace are:
36 OUTSOURCINGWhen businesses hire other companies or individuals to produce their services or goods.
37 TELECOMMUTEWorking from home using technology such as computers, faxes, cell phones, and telephones to perform their jobs.
38 TEAMSAn organized group that has a common goal. Team members collaborate, or work together, to set goals, make decisions, and implement actions.
39 SUMMARYWhat are the three changes in the workplace and explain each?
40 Today’s workforce is becoming more diverse Today’s workforce is becoming more diverse. As you work, you will encounter people who come from different countries, cultures, backgrounds, and generations. It is important to respect these differences.
41 Service-Producing Industries provide services for a fee Service-Producing Industries provide services for a fee. The services might include medical care, travel accommodations, and education.
42 Good-Producing Industries provide goods to consumers Good-Producing Industries provide goods to consumers. The goods might be stereo systems, cars, furniture, or cell phones.
43 Lifelong learning means continuing to learn more about new technologies, new practices, and new ideas throughout your life.
44 SUMMARYWhy is Lifelong Learning important in today’s workplace?