Chapter 12: Work and Leisure
Chapter 12: Work and Leisure Psych 2314
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Date Created: 08/18/16
Chapter XII: Work and Leisure Occupational Expectations One of young adults chief tasks Career plays prominent role Reality shock Kram: Four Phases of Mentor Relationships Initiation o Begin Relationship Cultivation o Work with protégés Separation o Spend less time together Redefinition o Relationship ends or is transformed Mentors Take “under their wing” Provide information about unwritten rules Improve chances of advancement Women and minorities have greater need for mentors o Fewer available Sex Discrimination Denying a job solely on gender Glass ceiling o Barrier preventing advancement in a company o Greatest barrier between lower tier and upper tier job grades o In 2010, 15 women were CEOs of Fortune 500 Companies; 50% increase since 2006 Dividing Household Chores Women perform lion’s share of housework and child care tasks o Regardless of employment status Indual earner couples, unequal division of labor is the most cause for o Arguments o Unhappiness Chapter XII: Work and Leisure Time spent on housework since 1970 o Reduced for women o Increased for men Division of labor o Males: Equitable division based on time spent on each task o Females: Satisfied when men perform women’s traditional chores (women’s work) o African American and Latino Men Spend more time doing housework tasks than European American men o Employed women do much more household chores than men in the United States, Sweden, and the Netherlands
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