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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Old Age, Gender and Employment

Old Age, gender, & Employment: A scenario

           First the Story: Susan, a sixty-year-old widow, recently completed a degree in business management and opened her own business. She has been looking forward to this new challenge.  She has been looking forward to this new challenge.  She has just heard that her son has been left with two small children to care for.
    She is considering two options:  1. She can plan to give up her business and live with her son, or she can arrange for financial assistance for her son to cover child-care costs.

Q’s: 1.  What should Susan do and consider in making her plans and 
        2. What additional information is needed?

     In thinking about the answer use the following wisdom process
1.   Recognizing existence of a problem
2.   Defining the nature of the problem
3.   Thinking about information related to the problem.
4.   Formulating a strategy for solving the problem.
5.   Setting apart resources to solve the problem
6.   Being aware of what’s going on in the problem

7.   Evaluating feedback regarding the problem

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