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The fast paced world of human resources (HR) management, development, and utilization requires HR professionals to fill many roles and speak many "languages." The Human Resources Glossary answers the demand for a single authoritative source that compiles and explains the vocabulary of HR practitioners. This glossary defines HR terms and explains their context, use, and managerial implications in 56 of the most important HR areas, including benefits, compensation, disability, discipline, employee services, health care, organization development, productivity, hiring practices, employee testing, training, travel management, meeting management, and work measurement.
"A fundamental reference book for Human Resources terminology, basic information about laws, definitions of various programs and processes, this book is a handy one-stop resource. … It belongs on your book shelf."
- About.com Human Resources Guide
Some 3,000 definitions of terms, acronyms, associations, and abbreviations in a broad range of areas