The vertical axis in the hlcoccupational category

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45. The vertical axis in the HLC/occupational category matrix represents _____, which determines the problems the household will likely encounter. A. a set of occupational categories B. the number of children in the household C. the household income D. the stage in the household life cycle E. current economic conditions 46. The horizontal axis in the HLC/occupational category matrix represents _____, which provides a range of acceptable solutions.
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47. _____ is the process by which decisions that directly or indirectly involve two or more family members are made. 48. A family purchase decision differs from an organizational decision in _____. 49. Which of the following is a family purchase role? A. initia tor B. information gatherer C. user D. purchase r E. all of the above
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50. The family member who first recognizes a need or starts the purchase process is known as the _____. 51. Stan has noticed that his car is not working properly and that it is getting expensive to repair. Thus, he gathered his family together to discuss the purchase of a new automobile. In terms of family purchase roles, which one best describes Stan's actions? 52. While Katie and Matthew are the children in the family, they do influence the alternatives considered for their family's summer vacation. What role do Katie and Matthew play in this family decision? 53. Which family purchase role is played by the individual(s) who makes the final decision?
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A. initia tor B. information gatherer C. influencer D. decision maker E. user 54. Bob is in the 6 th grade. His family does not own a computer, and he really needs one to do his homework. He also wants one so he can play some of the games he hears his friends talking about. His parents realize that he needs a computer, but they really have no need for one and probably will never use it. Since they don't know much about computers, they are letting Bob do all the research and asked him to find the options that will meet his needs. However, his parents are the ones who will make the final decision on how much to spend and which computer to purchase. In terms of the family purchase roles, which role do Bob's parents play?
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