Premiere Date:Thursday, May 05, 2005
This episode focuses on the role and importance of following directions, presents a variety of and some special features of instructions. Instructions tell how to do things and diagrams show how things are put together. The episode shows how people can expand their ability to work by following directions. Real job situations featured include computerised inventory and pricing, processing work orders, machine maintenance, hair styling products and procedures, prosthetic limb manufacture, and product display in a retail store. There are two dramatic themes that exemplify the documentary segments. The first dramatic segment presents two women developing a job plan to open a day care center. The second dramatic line shows men on a construction site involved with problem solving and using blueprint diagrams.