November 3 RQ

November 3 RQ - Name Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 November 3 Reading Questions Chapter 8(pp 275-285 1 In your own words define the following a Role

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Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 November 3 Reading Questions Chapter 8 (pp. 275-285): 1. In your own words, define the following: a. Role overload- people may be overwhelmed by having so many responsibilities in so many different aspects of a person’s lives b. Spillover-this is when the stresses from one part of a person’s lives effects other parts of the person’s lives 2. What are two reasons that multiple roles may not lead to role overload? Because sometimes multiple roles allow a person to substitute success in one role for a failure in another role and actually make them more goal oriented and productive 3. Why are professionals and managers overworked while other employees are underworked? Because there is a major trend in work lifestyles of people today in that more educated people work more and are more secure financially while less educated people are underworked and less financially secure 4. What are some advantages and disadvantages of couples’ splitting shifts to share child care? There are some advantages in that children see more of their parents and the
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course SOCI 130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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November 3 RQ - Name Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 November 3 Reading Questions Chapter 8(pp 275-285 1 In your own words define the following a Role

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