Describe situations from your life where you have encountered role strain and role conflict. Be sure to clearly distinguish between the two concepts.
- Clearly state Ritzer’s thesis of the McDonaldization of our society. Be sure to also list and discuss all four goals of McDonaldization and provide concrete examples of each goal that is not part of the fast-food industry. How will the principles of McDonaldization affect our society’s members in the future? What are the pros and cons of McDonaldization in our society? When discussing the cons be sure to incorporate Weber’s concern of the power of formal organizations.