Which Direction is Work Transferred?

We have drawn the boundaries of two systems, A and B.


is crossing the boundary of each system.
Can you tell in which direction work is moving? Into or out of each system ?
The motor drives a paddle wheel that enters a box that contains a fluid.
System A
System B
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Ch 4, Lesson A, Page 3 - Which Direction is Work Transferred?