Resource Management for Individuals and Families, 3rd Edition / Edition 3
The text applies the modern management theory and evaluation to the decision making and problem solving within the family unit. The text applies principles of planning, implementing and evaluating needs in household settings. The position that sees management as a process approach sets the text apart from earlier texts on family management.
Part 1: INTRODUCTION. 1. Management Today. 2. Management History and Theories. Part 2: MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES. 3. Values, Attitudes, Goals, and Motivation. 4. Resources. 5. Decision Making and Problem Solving. 6. Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating. 7. Communication. Part 3: MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS. 8. Managing Human Resources. 9. Managing Time. 10. Managing Work and Family. 11. Managing Stress and Fatigue. 12. Managing Environmental Resources. 13. Managing Finances. Part 4: FUTURE CHALLENGES. 14. Looking Ahead. Appendixes. Index.