|In every society throughout history there has existed a division of work within any given population. Modern society, with its emphasis on professionalization, consolidation and technology, has spawned a greater sense of separation and stratification of work tasks. Large segments of our society feel disenfranchised, with little control over their own direction and future. The sense of self-reliance and community that was a part of daily life in our pioneering past has, for many, been replaced with threats of being downsized, cast aside, relegated to an insignificant role, and/or consolidation. This trend affects employees with masters degrees and PHDs, supervisors, managers, and the rank and file.
Many types of work have become more service-oriented....
|The Growing Service Industry
Health-care expectations, policies and procedures
have created a myriad of service-occupational
specialties in recent decades.
Consultation Services are increasingly in vogue.
Advice is available from a variety of experts
through consultations, seminars, or by the hour.
Business and Recreational Travel:
once rare - now commonplace
The pace of life, in spite of timesavers beyond count,
increasingly requires us to seek sustenance, mobility,
entertainment and support through the services of others.
Service With A Smile