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What changes in the economy and society have helped create the current occupational environment? How have these changes affected consumer behavior? How have they affected job distribution? What is the impact of telecommuting and globalization? What are some reasons our society has developed into a service-driven society instead of a goods-producing society.

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The change from a production based economy to a service-based economy has helped to create the current occupational environment, due to the fact that more individuals are employed in the service industry instead of the manufacturing and production industry etc. Society has become much more technologically advanced which ...

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