Product Cover Image

Resource Management for Individuals and Families, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Elizabeth B. Goldsmith

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 9, 2009

More Product Info


For courses in Family Resource Management.


With an emphasis on decision-making, this book explains the resource management process and ways to cope with issues such as time, energy and financial constraints. Using a five-step model, it discusses how to identify needs, determine resources, and even evaluate the end-result. This fourth edition is fully revised to meet the standards needed for the CFLE designation and includes more on stress, the environment, and current economic conditions. Each chapter incorporates new case studies, new critical-thinking exercises, chapter-opening illustrations and activities that help individuals and families learn how to navigate daily life within an increasingly complex world.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1.      Management Today

2.      Management History and Theories

3.      Values, Attitudes, Goals and Motivation

4.      Resources

5.      Decision Making and Problem Solving

6.      Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating

7.      Communication

8.      Managing Human Resources

9.      Managing Time

10.  Managing Work and Family

11.  Managing Stress and Fatigue

12.  Managing Environmental Resources

13.  Managing Finances

14.  Looking Ahead


Purchase Info ?

With CourseSmart eTextbooks and eResources, you save up to 60% off the price of new print textbooks, and can switch between studying online or offline to suit your needs.

Once you have purchased your eTextbooks and added them to your CourseSmart bookshelf, you can access them anytime, anywhere.

Buy Access

Resource Management for Individuals and Families, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
Format: Safari Book

$54.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-245735-4