ManagementManagement is the skillful handling oris the skillful handling or
treatment of a task.treatment of a task.
Resource managementResource management is the skillful handlingis the skillful handling
of resources.of resources.
AA ResourceResource is anything that can be used tois anything that can be used to
assist in the performance of a taskassist in the performance of a task
Anything that can be used to assist in the performance ofAnything that can be used to assist in the performance of
a taska task
Types of resource:Types of resource:
Human ResourceHuman Resource, energy, time, skill, knowledge., energy, time, skill, knowledge.
Money,Money, used to buy other resources e.g. food equipmentused to buy other resources e.g. food equipment
Commodities,Commodities, food, equipment, fabric, wood, fuel,food, equipment, fabric, wood, fuel,
electricity, cleaning agent.electricity, cleaning agent.
Community resourcesCommunity resources, libraries schools, hospitals., libraries schools, hospitals.
Task: Buy a carTask: Buy a car
Resources needed: money,Resources needed: money, time, knowledge, energy.time, knowledge, energy.
Home ManagementHome Management
Def:Def: Skilful handling of resources in the homeSkilful handling of resources in the home
Aim of Home management:Aim of Home management: to provide a healthyto provide a healthy
and happy environment for the familyand happy environment for the family
Home Management involves:Home Management involves:
Caring for the youngCaring for the young
Providing a secure emotional background forProviding a secure emotional background for
family members.family members.
Managing family financeManaging family finance
Managing family dietManaging family diet
Management of physical tasks e.g. cleaningManagement of physical tasks e.g. cleaning
Home ManagementHome Management
Home management involves the following steps:Home management involves the following steps:
Making Decisions/Setting goalsMaking Decisions/Setting goals
Identifying ResourcesIdentifying Resources
Cleaning ManagementCleaning Management
Cleaning AgentsCleaning Agents
DetergentDetergent Washing up liquid “Fairy”Washing up liquid “Fairy”
Clothes washing detergent “Persil”Clothes washing detergent “Persil”
Dishwasher detergent “Sun”Dishwasher detergent “Sun”
Multi-purpose cleanerMulti-purpose cleaner Used on floors, work surfaces, tiles. “Flash”Used on floors, work surfaces, tiles. “Flash”
AbrasiveAbrasive Cream cleaners of steel wool pads that useCream cleaners of steel wool pads that use
friction to clean “Cif” “Brillo”friction to clean “Cif” “Brillo”
BleachesBleaches Remove stains, clean stains. “Domestos”Remove stains, clean stains. “Domestos”
DisinfectantsDisinfectants Kill germs “Dettol”Kill germs “Dettol”
PolishesPolishes For metal “Brasso”, Windows “Windolene”For metal “Brasso”, Windows “Windolene”
Furniture “Pledge”, Multi purpose “Mr Sheen”Furniture “Pledge”, Multi purpose “Mr Sheen”
Cleaning EquipmentCleaning Equipment
Vacuum cleanerVacuum cleaner
Hand brushHand brush
Stored in one cupboardStored in one cupboard
Choosing Cleaning AgentsChoosing Cleaning Agents
Cost v EffectivenessCost v Effectiveness
Time and energy involvedTime and energy involved
Ease of useEase of use
Pleasant to work with? (fumes, smell)Pleasant to work with? (fumes, smell)
Environmentally friendly?Environmentally friendly?
Using Cleaning AgentsUsing Cleaning Agents
Simplest method e.g. soak in waterSimplest method e.g. soak in water
Start with mildest cleaning agentStart with mildest cleaning agent
Follow instructionsFollow instructions
Rinse off wellRinse off well
Protect skin and clothesProtect skin and clothes
Store in wall cupboard (childproof)Store in wall cupboard (childproof)
Cleaning Household EquipmentCleaning Household Equipment
Protect skin, clothes, surroundings.Protect skin, clothes, surroundings.
Collect resourcesCollect resources
Dismantle equipmentDismantle equipment
Begin using mildest cleaning agent firstBegin using mildest cleaning agent first
Work from top downWork from top down
Rinse wellRinse well
Dry wellDry well
Cleaning the HouseCleaning the House
Organising a cleaning routineOrganising a cleaning routine
Make a list of daily and weekly choresMake a list of daily and weekly chores
Include all family members if possibleInclude all family members if possible
Work through the routine a few times andWork through the routine a few times and
adjust if necessaryadjust if necessary
Organise chores logically to suit familyOrganise chores logically to suit family
Spread the weekly chores over the weekSpread the weekly chores over the week
Cleaning a roomCleaning a room
Order of work:Order of work:
Open windowsOpen windows
Tidy upTidy up
Close windowsClose windows
(Time and Motion studies)(Time and Motion studies)
Def:Def: Study of efficiency of people in the workStudy of efficiency of people in the work
Planning timePlanning time
Design and layout of equipment – easy to use,Design and layout of equipment – easy to use,
clean & reach.clean & reach.
The sequence of tasks so least amount ofThe sequence of tasks so least amount of
time & energy used.time & energy used.
Electrical EquipmentElectrical Equipment
Large Appliances:Large Appliances: cookers, fridges, freezers,cookers, fridges, freezers,
washing machines, dryers, dishwashers. (whitewashing machines, dryers, dishwashers. (white
Small appliances with motorsSmall appliances with motors: carving knife,: carving knife,
food mixers, food processors.food mixers, food processors.
Small Appliances with elementsSmall Appliances with elements: iron, kettle,: iron, kettle,
deep fat fryer.deep fat fryer.
Considerations when buyingConsiderations when buying
• Energy efficientEnergy efficient
• Ease of useEase of use
• Ease of cleaningEase of cleaning
• Brand nameBrand name