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    Sociological Implications of Modern Economy

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    Write an essay of 750-1,000 words describing the sociological implications of the modern economy and the workplace environment. Compare and contrast the meaning of careers from the perspective of structural-functional analysis, symbolic-interaction analysis, and social conflict analysis. How has change in technology altered the personal satisfaction of the employee in the workplace? What are the sociological ramifications of this?

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    Welcome to BrainMass! In this post, I will give an overview of the different perspectives you have listed, as well as provide resources that may be helpful to you in answering your assignment questions. If you feel that you need more help with this assignment (based on the provided solution), please send a message, and I can update my solution to better help you.

    - Structural-functional analysis: This perspective states that each aspect of society is interdependent and contributes to society's functioning as a whole. Functionalists believe that society is held together by social consensus, or cohesion, in which members of the society agree upon, and work together to achieve, what is best for society as a whole.

    When exploring the meaning of careers, think about how different jobs contribute to the functioning of society as a whole, and how different jobs work together toward a common societal ...

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    This solution of 472 words discusses three main types of analysis and how it can applied to examine the sociological implications of the modern economy and the workplace environment. References used are included.