Resource Management for Individuals and Families, 5th edition

  • Elizabeth B. Goldsmith


Resource Management for Individuals and Families contains 14 well-organized chapters divided into four parts to introduce students to the best of management thinking and practice. The fifith edition offers a new, interactive approach to teaching resource management through special features that are specifically designed to reflect the themes of choice and decision making, supporting students’ interest and learning. To engage the reader, many chapters begin with a case or story from the news about families.This edition continues to pay close attention to meeting the standards and criteria for the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Management Today

Chapter 2 Management History and Theories

Chapter 3 Values, Attitudes, Goals, and Motivation

Chapter 4 Resources

Chapter 5 Decision Making and Problem Solving

Chapter 6 Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating

Chapter 7 Communication

Chapter 8 Managing Human Needs

Chapter 9 Managing Time

Chapter 10 Managing Work and Family

Chapter 11 Managing Stress and Fatigue

Chapter 12 Managing Environmental Resources

Chapter 13 Managing Finances

Chapter 14 Managing Tomorrow



Published by Pearson (November 9th 2012) - Copyright © 2013