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  • Chapter 2Thinking About Work

    Lesson 2.2 How Work Is Changing

    *Chapter 2 Thinking About WorkHow Work Is Changing

    DiscoverHow the global economy affects jobs

    How technology is changing the way people workcontinued

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    DiscoverHow the working population is changing

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    Why Its Important

    Being aware of changes in the world of work will help you make sound decisions.

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    Key Termseconomygoodsservicesglobal economyjob marketlabor forcecontinued

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    Key Termse-commercegender equitytrendteamworkforce diversityjob sharingcontinued

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    Key Termsoutsourcingtelecommuteflextime

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    How Work Is ChangingThe world of work is constantly changing.

    The way people work is also changing.

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    Economic Changes: The Global EconomyOne big change is that today the world of work includes the whole world.

    Its global.

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    Its a Small WorldWhen you buy things that others make, youre taking part in the economy.

    The economy refers to the ways people make, buy, and sell goods and services.

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    Its a Small WorldGoods are items that people buy.

    Services are activities people do for others for a fee.

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    Its a Small WorldWhen you buy goods made in other countries, you are part of the global economy.

    The global economy is all the worlds economies and how they are linked.

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    A World of JobsThe job market is the need for workers and the kinds of work available to them.

    A labor force is all people over the age of 16 who work or are seeking work.

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    Technology Changes: Working in the Digital AgeTechnology has fueled the development of e-commerce.

    E-commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services via the Internet.

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    Technology Changes: Working in the Digital AgeE-commerce has revolutionized the global marketplace.

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    Be Prepared for Lifelong LearningIf you are comfortable with both technology and change, you have a head start on success.

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    Be Prepared for Lifelong LearningToday, workers need to be adaptable and willing to continually learn new technology and new ways of working.

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    Q and AWhy should I worry about changes happening now in the job I want? Itll be a few years before Im working.continued

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    Q and AUsing this time to keep up with the changes happening today will give you a head start over others later.

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    Social ChangesThe U.S. workplace has been moving toward having more gender equity.

    Gender equity is equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of gender.

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    Social ChangesThere will be more people of different backgrounds in the workplace.

    People will also be staying in the labor force longer.

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    Try This ActivityCompose a Report Write a report detailing two examples of change in our society, one a positive change and the other a negative change. Explain how each change affects society and career opportunities.The Impact ofChange

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    Workplace TrendsA trend is a change over a period of time.

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    Workplace TrendscontinuedGraphic Organizer

    TeamsA team is a group of people who work togetherto set goals and make decisions to solveproblems and put ideas into action. Workforce DiversityWorkforce diversity is achieved by employinga wide variety of workers with different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and skills.Job SharingJob sharing is a flexible work arrangementthat allows two part-time employees to divideone full-time job.

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    Workplace TrendsGraphic Organizer

    OutsourcingOutsourcing is using outside resources toperform activities traditionally handled by internal company staff.TelecommutingMore than 30 million people telecommute, orwork from home for a company or for themselves.FlextimeFlextime is a work schedule arrangement thatallows workers to choose work hours that fittheir particular needs.

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    Investigating Career Clusters

    Architecture Designing and constructing structures that enclose space to meet human needs

    Construction Building structures

    continuedArchitecture and Construction

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    Investigating Career Clusters

    If you enjoy making things and are hard-working, detail-oriented, and good at visualization, then a career in architecture and construction may be right for you.Architecture and Construction

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    How has diversity changed the workplace?

    People of different backgrounds have introduced different ways of working and thinking.Critical Thinking ReviewCritical ThinkingQAcontinued

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    How have outsourcing and telecommuting changed work?

    Outsourcing has allowed companies to contract out activities traditionally handled by internal company staff. Telecommuting has allowed more people to work from home.Critical Thinking ReviewCritical ThinkingQA

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