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Human Capital Model and Functionalism

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Discuss the human capital model. How does it fit into functionalist thought?

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The human capital model explains that employers are willing to invest capital in human workers to the extent that they will reap the benefit of their work. The longer an employee will work for the company the higher the wages will be. Lower wages are paid to workers who are perceived to represent fewer years of employability. Men tend to gain more personal self-worth and identity from their job and therefore are willing to ...

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Human capital model and functionalism is examined. How it fits into functionalist thoughts are determined.