Management process model (emphasis on identifying and deciding how to allocate resources: identify problem, need, want, or goal, clarify vales, identify resources, decide, plan, and implement, accomplish goals and evaluate, feedback. Deacon & firebaugh: means for meeting the demands (goals, events, crises) on the family system. Goldsmith: what is available to be used, anything with a real or perceived value used to attain or satisfy something. Ability to recognize and use resources effectively. Work study + no volunteer work + 1st to go to college=graduate of ubc in sociology (1st class) Parent pay education + volunteer work + parents have degree. = graduate of ubc in sociology (1st class) Soci ba + honour grad = job with immigrant services. Should be allocated to meet appropriate, important goals. Each person has a different type and amount of resources. Different life demands over the life course may cause pressure point on resources. The sandoz family has four children ages 2 to 15.