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Boomerang and failure-to-launch are key terms used to describe young adults living at home

Boomerang and failure-to-launch are key terms used to describe young adults living at home. Boomerang has been connected to young adults who left home for a period only to return. This return could be for several reasons, including but not limited to continued education, divorce, or loss or lack of employment. Failure-to-launch is connected to young adults who have never left home. Both types of young adults benefit from the comfort of their parents’ homes, but their return or delay has a negative and some positive outcomes.

Discuss at least 2 reasons research is suggesting for young adults still living at home. This new phenomenon—young adults still living in their parents’ home well into their late 20’s to early 30’s—is proposed to be a result of many different reasons. Upon reading Boomerang Families and Failure-to-Launch: Commentary on Adult Children Living at Home (Burn & Szoeke, 2016), discuss the impact of coresidence with parents.

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Quality Circles

Quality circles originated in japan in the 1960’s Kaoru Ishikawa is credited with developing quality circles and expanding on the ideas that were described by W. Edward Deming. Ishikawa’s QC circles consisted of small groups of people from the same company whose targets are to identify and develop members potential capabilities whilst utilizing quality control methods and tools to aid in the management of the workplace. Unlike most organisations at the time who used a top down approach Ishikawa’s QC circles consisted of staff who were at the front line of the business.

Quality circles are now widely used and typically consist of workers who are trying to solve problems related to their own jobs. Its good practise for members of quality circles to receive training in problems solving methods such as pareto analysis (80 20 rule), cause and affect analysis and brainstorming. Oakland (p311, 1996) says ‘the quality circle may be defined as a group of workers doing similar work who meet:

• Voluntarily

• Regularly

• In normal time

• Under the leadership of the ‘supervisor’

• To identify, analyse, and solve work related problems

• To recommend solutions to management