Unformatted text preview: guaranteed long-term employment; receive less benefits/pay result of cost reduction strategy • Managers increased profits by adjusting amount of workers to customer demand… working off the clock, sending them home early to maintain this customer/worker ratio • Hay’s article—“Flat Broke With Children” • Welfare queens—women continue to have babies to stay on welfare • Misconception that people ride out welfare system due to laziness and lack of work ethic • Welfare reform in 1990s—addressed the problem of work ethic o Provide more incentives for people to pull themselves up by the bootstraps. . to become independent o Still defined as an individual problem...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course SOC 320 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '11