81 mandy and joe grew up with two working parents when they start their own families 4351665

81.Mandy and Joe grew up with two working parents. When they start their own families, it is likely that they will:

a.dislike both parents working.

b.adopt traditional attitudes.

c.prefer dual-career families.

d.be unsure of their role identities.

82.Dual-earner families tend to produce children whose attitudes are more:

a.individualistic.

b.rigid.

c.negative.

d.egalitarian.

83.The most pressing problem for dual-worker families with children is:

a.transportation.

b.poor coordination.

c.parent/child conflict.

d.lack of time.

84.Cox and Demmitt believe that couples need “togetherness” time to:

a.improve the quality of their relationship.

b.discuss their career options.

c.do volunteer work in the community.

d.perform key household tasks.

85.Off-scheduling occurs when married couples:

a.can't find permanent child care for their children.

b.disagree about weekend plans.

c.try to arrange after-school activities for their children.

d.start work at different times.

86.Terry and Pat are a dual-earner family. Terry works second shift at the factory and Pat works first shift in a nursing home. As a result of their off-scheduling, they will probably lose:

a.family income.

b.child-care benefits.

c.togetherness time.

d.job security.

87.Insecurity may result from the threat of potential job loss and may be caused by employers sending jobs overseas, often called:

a.unemployment.

b.automation.

c.cutbacks.

d.outsourcing.

88.Career-oriented spouses are frequently criticized for:

a.failing to adjust to the realities of corporate downsizing.

b.creating policies that support the glass ceiling.

c.allowing family problems to affect their job performance.

d.placing their careers ahead of their families.

89.The family strain that accompanies corporate downsizing can be triggered by all of the following factors EXCEPT:

a.liberal “phase-in” policies.

b.changing job descriptions.

c.benefit cutbacks.

d.increased workloads.

90.Corporate downsizing has been linked to:

a.employee boredom.

b.job insecurity.

c.lower worker turnover.

d.the decline in overtime work.

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