Unit I: The Study of Family Resource Management1. The Complexity of Managing Family Resources2. Understanding Families3. The Management ProcessUnit II: Discovering Family Needs4. Categorization of Needs5. Values, Attitudes, and Behaviors: Understanding Family ChoicesUnit III: Understanding Resources6. Identification of Family Resources7. Families Within the Economic Environment8. The Impact of Society on Family DecisionsUnit IV: Making Choices9. Managing the Future10. Communication Within the Decision-Making Process11. The Individual Within Family Decision MakingUnit V: Implementing and Evaluating Decisions12. Making It Happen13. Defining Success14. Current and Future ChallengesCasebookGlossaryWeb Resources
Tami James Moore, Ph.D., CFLE, is an Professor of Family Studies at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 1995. She is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations. She has more than 20 years of post-secondary teaching experience and has taught the Family Resource Management course for the past 10 years. Sylvia M. Asay, Ph.D., CFLE, is a Professor of Family Studies and Chair of the Family Studies and Interior Design Department at the University of Nebraska, Kearney. She received her Ph.D. in Community and Human Resources at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 1998 and received her Certified Family Life Educator credentials through the National Council on Family Relations. As a post-secondary educator, she has taught a wide range of courses including Marriage and Family Relationships, Cross-Cultural Family Patterns, Families in Crisis, and Family Resource Management. Her authored books include Strong Families Around the World: Strengths-Based Research and Practice (Haworth) and Family Resource Management (SAGE).