The Concept of work and Importance of work

1.1. Definition of Work

Work is any lawful activity that a person does earn a living. People work to produce good and service. People must participate in activities that will improve their living standard as well as develop the nation.

1.2. Work-Related Activities

Work- related activities can be physical mental. Members of the society engage in activities according to their abilities and knowledge.

The following are some of the activities which different people in the society.

 

ACTIVITIES

TYPES OF GOOD PRODUCED

 1

FARMING

Crops e.g. maize, rice and cassava

 2

LIVES STOCK KEEPING

Lives stock and their products. Milk, skin, meat

 3

FISHING

Fish

 4

MINING

Minerals e.g. gold, coal and diamond

 5

BRICK

Bricks

 6

CARPENTRY

Furniture e.g. table, chair and desks.

 

 

ACTIVITIES

TYPES OF GOOD PRODUCED

 1

Banking

Financial transaction

 2

Transportation

Transporting good of people

 3

Communication and information

Provision of information

 4

Health service

Health care

 5

Teaching

Provision of education

 6

Tourism

Leisure

  

1.3. Importance Of Work

1.3.1. Work For Self – Development

 

We get our basic needs from working. To get food, clothes and shelter.

  1. Work improves the economic position of a family and a nation.
  2. Work keeps people busy. They do not have time to engage in criminal activities.
  3. Work as an identify in the society. They identity each other as judge, carpenters, photographers, engineers.
  4. Work brings respects a person who work hard is respected in the society.
  5. Work makes people innovative. They come up with solutions to problems.
  6. Work is the basic for human life.
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1.3.2. Work For National Development

Refer to the improvement in the life of the people in a country. When the people in a country work hard, increase the country production.

This makes the economy grow. Work involves the lives of people by producing good and service.

  • Work in enable people to pay taxes to the government.
  • Work enables the government to provide social services such as health care, education and security.

Work enable government engage in development projects such as building road and industries.

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